Dan Mobley was appointed Global Corporate Relations Director in June 2017, after joining Diageo in April 2016 as Europe Corporate Relations Director. Prior to joining Diageo he held a variety of senior roles in Corporate Affairs and Government Relations at Standard Chartered over eight years, including as Global Head of Government Relations based in London and Regional Head of Corporate Affairs for India and South Asia based in Mumbai, and Regional Head of Corporate Affairs in Africa, based in Johannesburg. Prior to Standard Chartered he worked for eight years in the UK Treasury, latterly as Private Secretary to the Permanent Secretary and at the Foreign Office in the UK Representation to the European Union in Brussels. He has also worked for several environment and development NGOs and the United Nations Association. He has a BA (Hons) in Philosophy and Politics and an MPhil in International Relations, researching conflict prevention and peacebuilding in Asia and Africa, from the University of Oxford.