Dan is a designer and engineer with 30 years’ experience in the development of innovative environments, products and services. Dan studied at Imperial College and the University of Cambridge. Alongside his role at Design Science, Dan runs a research studio at the Royal College of Art. He also works with Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust on quality improvement in health education, with Chelsea and Westminster NHS on medical team support during emergencies and Aalto University on new models of learning and creative development.
Dan is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and has been a member of a number of institutional advisory groups on cities, sustainability and the built environment. He is author of a book on environmental design for the built environment, which sold over 30,000 copies and was published in the UK, France and the USA.
Previously, Dan was Director for Sustainability at Buro Happold, ran his own design and innovation practice, the SEA, and worked with Arup on large scale built environment projects around the world. At the SEA, projects and clients included brand and service innovation for Orange and France Telecom, behaviour change services for young diabetics with NHS Scotland and a novel education platform for museums and schools with the Department for Culture Media and Sports.