Dan has supported social enterprises for over ten years, developing policy at the highest level and delivering in practice at the grassroots. He has worked for the Treasury and Cabinet Office, where he led the development of government policy on social enterprise access to finance and the role of the voluntary and community sector in public service delivery. For SEUK, Dan has advised government departments globally on the development of social enterprise policies and has led research into social enterprise in around 20 countries. He also directed Social Economy Alliance and works independently under the banner of Common Capital, delivering work for NCVO, Co-operatives UK, Meanwhile Space and the Good Economy Partnership, the Lottery and Oxfam. Dan also practically helped attract millions of pounds of investment, funding and commercial contracts towards social enterprises on the ground.