Dan provides counsel on digital, automotive and food and agricultural policy in Rud Pedersen Public Affairs Brussels Office.
Dan was an elected member of the European Parliament between 2015 and 2019 and served as the Chief Whip of the UK Conservative delegation and coordinator of his political group in the Internal Market Committee. He led the European Parliament negotiations on several high profile pieces of legislation, including the type approval rules for passenger cars, Terrorist content online and consumer rules for the online age and was at the centre of the many legislative proposals on digital policy.
Since leaving elected politics Dan was the CEO of the British Chamber of Commerce in Brussels before joining Rud Pedersen. Before becoming an MEP, Dan worked in the European parliament as a policy advisor focusing on agricultural and trade policy and prior to entering politics Dan was a professional cricketer and cricket coach in the UK.
2020-2021 CEO British Chamber of Commerce EU/Brussels, Brussels, Belgium
2015-2019 Member of European Parliament, Brussels, Belgium
2005-2015 Policy Advisor European Parliament, Brussels, Belgium
1996-2005 Professional Cricketer, Warwickshire County Cricket Club, Birmingham, UK
2004 MA International Politics of East Asia, University of Warwick, UK
2003 BA International Relations & Politics, Coventry University, UK