DAN MCDOUGALL

Dan McDougall is a multi-award-winning writer & film-maker. He is the Founder of the global content firm Miran which creates thought leadership and film for some of the worlds most recognisable NGO’S, broadcasters, and brands including General Electric, SAP, MasterCard, Ericsson, Maersk. Oxfam, WHO, UNICEF and UN Women. Dan also writes for The Sunday Times Magazine on Human Rights issues and is the former Sunday Times of London Africa Correspondent and New Delhi-based South Asia Correspondent for The Observer, as well as a BBC Panorama Documentary-maker. A British Foreign Correspondent of The Year, an award he has also been nominated for 3 times, Dan is a Media Leader at WEF – The World Economic Forum – and a regular International Speaker on CSR.

In his career, he has reported overtly and covertly from over 120 countries including Somalia, Yemen, Liberia, Afghanistan, Pakistan, the DRC, Burma, Zimbabwe and The Palestinian West Bank. A visiting lecturer at the University of Cambridge he recently spoke at The United Nations on the impact of corporate supply chains on the worlds poorest. In the past decade alone, Dan has won an unprecedented four Amnesty International Awards for Outstanding Human Rights Journalism, one of the world’s most prestigious media awards.

He is a Martha Gellhorn Prize Nominee for War Reporting and a Foreign Press Association Writer of the Year and was voted one of the world’s top 30 most influential people in the field of ethical trading by the US-based Ethisphere Institute. Dan has also won a Royal Television Society Award for documentary making, the UK equivalent of an Emmy, and was the first recipient of the One World International Journalist of the Year Prize given to Britain’s most Outstanding Foreign Correspondent.

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