Dane McQueen

Dane McQueen

Ministry of Foreign Affairs & International Cooperation - UAE
Senior Advisor, Development & Humanitarian Affairs


Dane McQueen is the senior advisor on development and humanitarian affairs at the UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, based in its mission to the United Nations in New York. His role includes management of UAE grant funds for renewable energy in the Caribbean and Pacific.  Prior to New York, he served as the ministry’s energy advisor in Abu Dhabi and helped to launch the UAE’s renewable energy development assistance programme, as well as support national climate and energy policies.  He previously worked at the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD); Woodside, the Australian energy company; and Chevron, the hydrocarbon supermajor. He studied at Cambridge, Berkeley and Yale.