Dan Pollard

Platform Manager


As Platform Manager, Dan is responsible for the setup, management and support of our client’s crisis simulations. Dan grew up in Norwich, UK and studied Business Information Systems (BSc Hons) at the Anglia Ruskin University.

Dan has spent over a decade working in Europe and Asia, developing business-critical web applications. He believes providing friendly, reliable first line support before and during exercises is key to a successful and realistic learning experience.

Before joining Helpful Digital, Dan was product owner at the International Student Identity Card in Amsterdam. He is fluent in Dutch, and dabbles in a few other languages including Korean, Spanish, and German.

Dan’s digital interests and specialisms include:

  • Agile working methodologies
  • Software QA
  • Localisation
  • Grass-roots user support