Dan supports research and initiatives addressing the social justice impacts of decarbonising the construction industry. He manages a programme called Cities Piloting a Just and Viable Transition to a Regenerative Built Environment, with the pilot cities being Oslo, Madrid and London.
Dan comes to C40 from working in local government with experience in public infrastructure delivery and community-led governance. He was part of the second cohort of Public Practice Associates formed in London as a network of peers carrying out in-practice research on capacity building within local authorities. Previously he worked as a community planner and business development manager and has a wide range of experience working in diverse communities. His early career included producing independent theatre and running a young people’s theatre festival in his home town of Toronto.
Dan holds a Master’s degree in Building and Urban Design from the Development Planning Unit at UCL and a certification in Environmental Management from IEMA.