Since starting Blink with Justine, Dan has Executive Produced a range of productions: Factual shows include When Boris Met Dave, Milliband of Brothers, Monty Don’s Italian Gardens, True Stories, Ancients Behaving Badly, The Silver Pharaoh, and Nazi Titanic. Lifestyle programmes include How To Take Stunning Pictures, Mexican Food Made Simple, and Chinese Food In Minutes. And alongside Justine, he Exec’ed The Great Sperm Race and The Lion Cub From Harrods.
Before forming Blink, Dan was Channel 5’s Director of Programmes from 2003 to 2006 where he was responsible for all the channel’s output including Banged Up Abroad, The Gadget Show, The Hotel Inspector, The Farm, Suburban Shootout, Build A New Life In the Country, and Cosmetic Surgery Live.
From 2001 to 2003, he was C5’s Controller of Factual where he created the RTS award-winning history strand, Revealed, and commissioned World War I in Colour, Pompeii Live, Kings & Queens, and feature shows Britain’s Worst Driver, and Dream Holiday Home.
From 1997 to 2001 he was Science Commissioner at C4 where he created the long running strand Secrets of the Dead, and commissioned Escape from Colditz. Private Lives of the Pharaohs, and the reality show Lost. He was also the co-commissioner of the first series of Big Brother.
Dan graduated from Oxford University in 1991, and began in TV as a researcher on current affairs shows including Panorama and Dispatches. He went on to direct films for the Channel 4 science strand Equinox, including Sun Storm and Russian Roulette. He is a Governor of the London Film School.