Dean is a Director of EverEdge, a global intangible asset advisory, corporate finance and investment firm. With a diverse career spanning multiple sectors, Dean has developed a strong process and customer orientation and a keen appreciation for how intangible assets drive customer and shareholder value.
Located in rural New Zealand, Hawke’s Bay, Dean has witnessed first-hand how increasing numbers of farmers and growers are understanding intangible assets, securing plant variety or breeding rights and developing stories and brand attributes that customers value.
Dean has extensive networks in Southeast Asia and China from his time in Taiwan with NZTE’s China team. Since returning to New Zealand in 2017, Dean has been busy establishing an Angel Network Group in Hawke’s Bay, has been involved in local government and more recently in private equity.