A Greenpeace activist turned solar power entrepreneur. Danny is one of the leading thinkers behind the arrival of a clean energy economy.
"down under / ON TOP" is a series of interviews designed to shine a spotlight on Australians making their mark on the world.
Long-time social entrepreneur, Danny has achieved global recognition as an environmental activist, spokesperson, and opinion leader. The residential solar power company, Sungevity, Inc. which he co-founded in 2007, has been an integral part of his life's mission to promote the use of clean energy and eliminate the world's dependence on fossil fuel. The company uses an internet based approach to build and design residential solar arrays. His accomplishments have earned him numerous awards, including: Innovator of the Year, from PBS program, Planet Forward, for pioneering an easy-to-access and affordable residential solar solution. Danny previously served as a campaign manager for Greenpeace Australia Pacific and directed Project Underground, an organisation committed to the human rights of people struggling with mining and oil operations.