Dan Thomas leads work on communication and external relations for the 71st President of the United Nations General Assembly, H.E. Peter Thomson. He also serves as Spokesperson for the President.
Before joining the Office of the President in September 2015, Dan headed up communications, mobilization and outreach for the UN Secretary-General’s Climate Change Team within the Executive Office of the Secretary-General. In 2014 he led communications for the UN Secretary General’s Climate Summit.
A former journalist with Reuters and BBC Television News, Dan joined UNICEF as a multimedia producer in 2000.
He has travelled to more than 50 countries and lived and worked in Cardiff, Hong Kong, London, Nairobi, Geneva and New York.