As a resident of Birkenhead with his fiancée Courtney, Dan has a real passion for improving our economy, community and environment.

Elected in 2018, Dan is currently National’s Spokesperson for Workplace Relations and Safety, and serves on the Education and Workforce Select Committee.

Prior to Parliament, Dan was a Strategy Manager at Foodstuffs. He has over 10 years’ experience as an economist and strategist working in New Zealand, Europe and Asia. Dan holds a Master’s degree in Public Policy from Harvard University, where he attended as a Fulbright Scholar.

Dan also holds degrees in Commerce (Hons) and Arts from the University of Auckland, where he served as the student body president. Dan has also completed a butcher’s apprenticeship after leaving high school.