Dr Dan Hart is a researcher, social entrepreneur and a businessman. Soon after graduation as Mechanical Engineer (MSc) he founded and managed for 15 years a software company specialising in engineering applications for the water industry. In 2004 he developed and later implemented an urban renewal model aimed at improving the living conditions in underprivileged neighbourhoods, and changing the mindset of individuals from dependency/deficiency to success. In 2010 he embarked on a PhD looking into the career perceptions and experiences of State Ambassadors. Since then he has been teaching leadership in MBA, postgraduate and undergraduate programmes.
Dr Hart is the UK representative to UNESCO around MAWAC (Megacities Alliance for Water and Climate).