Dan Roan is the Sports Editor for BBC News.
Born in Northampton, Roan was educated at Wellingborough School and Cambridge University, where he studied Social and Political Science at Fitzwilliam College.
In 1998 he joined the BBC's News Trainee scheme, working first as a Politics and Regional News reporter for Look North and Radio Humberside, and then as a Business and Finance reporter on Breakfast News, Working Lunch and News 24. He left the BBC to join Sky Sports News in 2003, becoming Chief News Reporter in 2007. He subsequently returned to the BBC, and in 2014 was appointed as the news editor of BBC Sport.