Dan has a bachelor's degree in European Public Administration and was awarded an Erasmus Mundus scholarship for his master degree in Lifelong Learning - Policy and Project Management.
He previously worked for the Executive Management Division of the NATO Headquarters, dealing with Transition and Transformation processes. Before that, working on European projects in the educational field and acting as the Executive Manager of the Austrian Center for Lifelong Learning.
He has joined EHPA as Project Manager in April 2019 and is the direct manager on behalf of EHPA of:
- Interreg Project: GeoAtlantic;
As well as handling:
- Project and tender submissions (e.g. Horizon2020/EUrope, Mission Innovation calls etc);
- Calls for better funding and co-financing of Horizon Europe or the new LIFE clean energy transition sub-programme and for new funding intruments (e.g. Innovation Fund) or existing ones (e.g. Interreg);
- SET Plan IWG 5 and Horizon Europe Partnerships (e.g. B4P, CETP, DUT);
While acting as temporary chair of of EHPA's Research and Innovation (R&I) Committee.
And indirect manager, relaying on the help of his team: Serena Scotton , Savina Cenuse and Irene Egea Saiz on many other initiatives, such as the Heat Pump City Of the Year (HPCY) Award, or the many Events associated with the projects.