Dan has spent more than 25 years in senior roles in the pharmaceutical, higher education and medical research sectors. Prior to joining MTPConnect in 2018, he was the inaugural Pro Vice Chancellor for Industry Engagement at La Trobe University where he had oversight of the university's innovation, commercialisation and industry engagement activities.
Dan was also the Senior Director and Head of Pfizer's External Research and Development Innovation group for ANZ/Singapore and their head of open innovation. He also sits on the Expert Advisory Panel for the Medical Research Future Fund Stem Cell Therapies Mission. Dan holds a PhD in Cardiovascular Physiology as well as an MBA.