Dan has been working in the mining industry for over 20 years. His background is varied and includes operational, research and consulting experience. Before joining Anglo American in 2015, Dan was the CEO of JKTech, a global leader in transferring research to the mining industry. As part of that role, he was also a director of a number of companies including SUSOP Pty Ltd, ARE Pty Ltd and ALS Mineralogy. Dan is also currently an adjunct Professor of The University of Queensland in Australia.

After joining Anglo American, Dan conducted the first FutureSmartTM Technology Open Forum on processing in the mining industry and the output of this forum will identify and inform the research and development projects over the coming few years.

Education: BE Honours (University of Queensland), PhD (University of Queensland), Graduate of Australian Institute of Company Directors and a Fellow of Australian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy.