Jessie Chan was elected to the ATS Board of Directors in 2013. Jessie is part of a farming business leasing 420ha at Dorie, milking 850 cows. She has an Honours Degree in Animal Science and has worked in a range of rural professional positions over a fifteen-year period. Jessie has completed the Fonterra Governance Development Programme, the Food and Agribusiness Marketing Experience and the Kellogg Rural Leaders Programme.
She is currently on the Board of Ngai Tahu Farming Ltd, Alpine Energy Ltd and the Bio-Protection Research Centre and is a Trustee of Meat the Need. Jessie has previously served on the Board of Connetics Ltd, DairyNZ Ltd (as an Associate Director), Business Mid Canterbury and Federated Farmers Mid Canterbury. Jessie is a member of the NZ Institute of Directors and New Zealand Asian Leaders. Jessie has a seven-year-old son, Adam and a two-year-old son, Noah.