Dan is a public policy expert with over a decade experience working across public, private and third sectors leading on policy development, inclusive growth, effective governance, organisational development, and strategy. He is currently Senior Policy Manager at BCS, the Chartered Institute for IT and manages the Institute’s policy portfolio across four main areas: professionalism and standards, diversity and inclusion, the digital divide and responsible computing. Dan also sits on the advisory boards of a number of organisations such as the Software Sustainability Institute and local human rights charities in the South West of England.
Prior to BCS, Dan worked for the Office for Students and HEFCE overseeing national projects and policy areas tackling sexual violence, hate crime and online harm. Dan also worked for Stonewall, Europe’s largest LGBT charity as Policy and Programmes Manager working with governments, private industry, and civil society to drive equality and inclusion in key areas of public life.
Dan studied Psychology at the Universities of Exeter and Northumbria and is a member of the Chartered Institute for IT and Association of Project Managers