Dane joined Austrade from the Department of Resources, Energy and Tourism. He worked in the Tourism Division of Austrade prior to taking a posting in Shanghai. Previously he worked for the Department of Finance and Deregulation and prior to that he worked for Australian water tech start up in Shanghai.
He holds a bachelors in Asian Studies from the Australian National University and a Masters in Strategic and Defence Studies from the ANU. He speaks Mandarin and Korean.
Dane is leading the Services and Technology team with sectoral focuses on Innovation, Financial Services, Tourism, Sport, and Digital Entertainment.