Alister Robertson

Alister Robertson

Chair, New Zealand


Alister was diagnosed in 2014 with young-onset Alzheimers at the age of 60. A similar age to his father when he was diagnosed with the same condition. Alister gained a Bachelor of Agricultural Commerce and his work history has been in the banking and finance industry working predominantly in the rural sector. Alister gained governance experience during his time on the Board of New Zealand Primary Industry Management and was awarded a Life Member in 2007.

Alister has been a Board member of Alzheimers NZ since 2018 and a member of the Alzheimers NZ Advisory Group since 2016. Alister joined Dementia Alliance International (DAI) in 2016 and has been a Board member since 2017 and was elected as Chair in January 2021.

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