As Counsellor (Commercial) and Senior Trade Commissioner at the Embassy of Canada to Norway, Dan is an Observer to the Board of the CNBA. Dan joined Global Affairs Canada in 2005. Prior to his current role, he served in the Canadian International Arctic Centre in Norway (2012 to 2018) and in Venezuela (2008 to 2010). At headquarters, he served in the Investment Trade Policy Division (2010 to 2011); Mexico and North America Division (2006 to 2008); and, the Office of the Deputy Minister of International Trade (2005 to 2006). Dan holds a Master's degree (2004) from Monash University and a Bachelor's degree (1999) from the University of Calgary.