Dan Coup lives in Wellington with his wife and three children. He has been chief executive of the QEII National Trust since October 2019. He was formerly chief executive of Deer Industry NZ – the industry organisation for the deer farming and marketing industry. Previous roles have included in the meat and dairy industries.
In his spare time, Dan is a keen amateur conservationist – contributing to weed control and trapping efforts in the suburb of Miramar, where he lives.