Dan is a deeply experienced and multi-faceted Agile consultant and coach who understands the complex challenges facing modern organisations. He works with forward thinkers to co-create change: bringing the best of Agile and Lean to your context.


  • Agile & Lean Coaching
  • Integral Facilitation
  • Workshop Facilitation
  • Agile for Business
  • Scrum, Kanban, XP
  • Lean Startup
  • Scaling Agile
  • Bespoke training


COLONIAL FIRST STATE, Agile Coach, 2016—

  • Internal consultant: ongoing Agile transformation
  • Agile and DevOps coaching across multiple leaders & teams
  • Large and small workshop design and facilitation
  • Internal training: Agile, Lean, and Facilitation
  • Major program rescue

SKILLFIRE, Co-founder & Principal Consultant, 2015—

  • Applied Lean Startup and Design Thinking approaches to the establishment and development of a new kind of digital consultancy and practitioner community
  • Delivered consulting, bespoke Agile & leadership training and coaching to multiple clients: Bueno Systems, Conserve It, Oculo
  • SWINBURNE UNIVERSITY, Agile Trainer & Facilitator, 2015—2016
  • Co-convener: Agile Project Management Masterclass

TELSTRA, Agile Coach, 2014

  • Transformed a challenged marketing team by carefully selecting and intensively coaching situationally appropriate Agile methods
  • Facilitated senior leaders using selected elements of the Scaled Agile Framework to overhaul prioritisation and enhance teamwork

YOUPATCH, Co-founder, 2013—

  • Co-conceived and launched a SAAS startup at the intersection of craft and technology, from concept to launch in a few months


  • BSc (Hons) & PhD, Applied Mathematics
  • Certified Scrum Master & Product Owner
  • Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) Agilist
  • Integral Facilitation / Navigating Conflict (continuing)


  • Conference & meet-up presenter on Agile, Facilitation & Startup topics
  • Monash University Jiu-Jitsu Club, Co-founder, Instructor & past-President