Dan is a communication expert, speaker and facilitator who works across multiple sectors to help organisations bring important ideas to life. Through his company, Daring Humans, he works in communication, collaboration, strategy and wellness to create engagement, clarity and connection. He holds degrees in Communication, English and Drama and has worked as a full-time lecturer / researcher at Charles Sturt University winning a faculty award for excellence and innovation.
Dan has a background in elite gymnastics, acting, stunts, circus and physical theatre which fuels his embodied approach to presenting and teaching. His experience ranges from designing corporate leadership programs to stunt doubling for Mark Wahlberg; performing in NBA Stadiums to coaching public speaking. He continues to practice as a handstand acrobat and share his passion for risk and balance with leaders and organisations.
Dan is also someone who has had to find and re-find balance in his life in quite dramatic ways. In his Talks, he shares his stories and the tools that have given him strength, awareness and resilience. His diverse experience in education, performance, business and health, has given him a unique perspective as a person who helps others develop high-performance cultures and consider what it is to be a ’daring human’.