Dan was appointed to Chief Executive of The Crown Estate in December 2019 and is an Executive Member of the Board.
The Crown Estate’s portfolio includes extensive property interests in London and across the UK, a substantial rural holding and Windsor Great Park. It also manages the seabed around England, Wales and Northern Ireland and plays a major role in the UK’s world leading offshore wind sector. Established by an Act of Parliament, it has generated £2.9bn in profits to HM Treasury over the last ten years.
Prior to The Crown Estate, Dan held a number of senior positions at the global property and infrastructure group Lendlease, including Group Chief Operating Officer and the dual roles of Chief Executive Officer, International Operations and Chief Executive Officer, Europe to oversee the disciplined expansion of Lendlease’s businesses in Europe, Americas and Asia.
Dan has actively championed sustainability throughout his professional life, having previously served as a director of the Green Building Council of Australia and more recently as Chairman of the UK Green Building Council.
In addition to his role at The Crown Estate, Dan is currently a Trustee of the Raspberry Pi Foundation and Director of The Hornery Institute and Ark Schools.