Dan is the Head of the Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM) Secretariat team based in Paris. He took up his duties on 11 May 2020.
Prior to this, he served as the Head of International Energy for the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, United Kingdom. He was the senior official advising UK ministers on bilateral/multilateral energy policy and leads a team tasked with advancing their international energy objectives. Dan represented the UK at a range of international energy fora, including the G7 and G20, CEM, IEA and IRENA. He also led the UK government’s strategic relationship with several multinational energy companies.
He was a Senior Energy Advisor at the International Energy Agency (IEA) from 2011-2017, where he was a lead author of its World Energy Outlook, led its energy access programme, and was the Executive Director’s Sherpa to the United Nations. He has also held a range of international energy and economic roles at the UK Treasury.