UK Government Sector Champion for Disability Employment & CEO
Smart Energy GB
Dan joined Smart Energy GB as CEO from his own consultancy, which helped businesses be more purpose-driven. Prior to this he was Channel 4’s Chief Marketing & Communications Officer and Board Champion for Diversity and Inclusion (2010-2019). During this time Channel 4 was widely awarded in these areas, especially for its work with the Paralympic Games, including being made: Brand of the Year, Advertiser of the Year, Advertiser of Excellence, Agency of the Year, and winning two Cannes Lion Grand Prix Awards. Channel 4 was also elected Britain’s Best Diverse Company 2016 and became the first company ever to be awarded Level 5 status in Ernst & Young’s National Equality Standard. Before that he was Managing Director of Discovery UK, Rare Day Productions and Channel 4 Digital Channels.
Dan holds a number of other board and advisory roles, including; Chair of the British Independent Film Awards, UK Government Sector Champion for Disability Employment; and a member of the International Paralympic Committee Global Brand Advisory Group.