The Deputy Lord Mayor

Personal Details
DanExternal link opens in a new window grew up in Warwickshire, where he worked as a Museum Development Officer and moved to Cardiff to work at the National Assembly for Wales. He has two young children, Harry and Nancy, and two stepchildren, Elle and Ruby. His partner, Rebecca, is a criminal defence solicitor who lectures in law at Cardiff University.

Political Career
Dan was elected to Cardiff Council in 2012 representing the Plasnewydd (Roath) area of the city. He was elected Chair of the Community & Adult Services Scrutiny Committee and, after Cllr Phil Bale became Leader of the Council, was asked to join his Cabinet, serving in the Early Years, Children & Families and Skills, Safety and Engagement portfolios.

After the 2017 elections, Dan left the Cabinet and became Deputy Lord Mayor for the municipal year 2017/18.