Dan Wheatley worked on global governance issues in British Parliament for five years and is currently employed by the Bahá’í community of the UK as Senior Diplomatic Officer. His work covers defence of Bahá’í communities facing persecution, and discourses in UK society. He is also an Adjunct Professor of Sociology at the London programs of Arcadia and Syracuse universities, lecturing on British social history and multiculturalism. He guests lectures on a regular basis at other institutions of higher education. In 2014 he received the Syracuse University London program Teaching Prize.
In 1987 he was awarded a Mountbatten Scholarship to study at a United World College in Swaziland, Africa before going to Kent University where he read a B.A. in Classical Civilization and an M.A. in International Relations. He has published a number of essays on human rights and global governance for such organisations as the Foreign Policy Centre, the Federal Trust and George Ronald Publishing.
In July of 1998 he attended the inter-governmental conference to establish the International Criminal Court. He has administered two all party Parliamentary Groups and regularly works with MPs, Peers, civil servants and Government Ministers.