Head of BEIS-FCO International Energy Unit, Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy UK
Dan Dorner is Head of International Energy at the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) in the United Kingdom (UK). He is the lead official advising UK ministers on bilateral and multilateral energy policy outside of the EU, including the G7 and G20. His team works internationally to deliver UK energy priorities, as well as to advance the delivery of broader UK policy objectives through its energy levers. He also leads the UK’s strategic relationship with several multinational energy companies and the UK midstream oil sector. Previously, he was a Senior Energy Advisor at the International Energy Agency (IEA), where he was a lead author of its World Energy Outlook and many of its related special reports. He also led the IEA’s programme on energy access in developing countries, and was the Executive Director’s Sherpa to the United Nations and the Sustainable Energy for All (SE4All) initiative. He has also previously held a range of domestic and international roles within HM Treasury.