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Rotarian Dan Harrison was born to Mr & Mrs David Harrison of Amonongu-biri in Wakiriki Local Government Area of Rivers State.
He started his primary education at St. John's Primary School Rumueme, but later moved to Municipal State School I Churchill Road, Port Harcourt after the demise of his benefactor (uncle) Rev. Solomon Wokoma Harrison. He attended Government Secondary School Ogu where he obtained his West African School Certificate (WASC). Thereafter, he proceeded to study Project Management at the Federal University of Technology Owerri (FUTO).
Upon the completion of his university education, he worked for Almarine Nigeria Limited, a division of John Holt Plc as a boat builder. He currently runs a private enterprise - Dan Harry Nigeria Limited a Marine Consultant and Oil & Gas firm which was incorporated in 1993. He is the Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of the company.
Since becoming a member of Rotary Club of Port Harcourt in 2008, Dan has served his Club and District in various capacities some of which include:
• Chairman, Vocational Service – 2009/10
• Chairman, Transport Sub Committee: District Conference – 2011/12
• Director, Community Service – 2012/13
• Director, Membership – 2013/14
• Vice President – 2014/15
• President Elect – 2015/16
• President, Rotary Club of Port Harcourt – 2016/17
• Chairman, Presidential Citation/District Areas of Focus Monitoring Committee – 2017/18
• Member, District Governor's Installation Committee – 2015/16
• Chairman, Exhibition, Promotion & Publicity Subcommittee of the West Africa Project Fair 2016
• Member, District Polio Plus Committee – 2013/14
• Vice Chairman, DTA/DLA 2017/18& 2018/19
• Member, District Governor Installation Committee 2019/20
He has attended RI conventions in Seoul-South Korea, Atlanta, Georgia-USA, Toronto-Canada, Hamburg-Germanyand several Rotary Institutes, Project Fairs and Seminars.He is a 5th Level Paul Harris Fellow. Rotarian Dan Harrison enjoys rendering service to humanity; hence a recipient of several Service Awards.
Rotn. Dan is also the President of Marine Equipment Owners/Leasing Association of Nigeria (MEOLAN), Member, Port Harcourt Chamber of Commerce, Secretary PHCCIMA Trade Group on Shipping and Logistics, a Field Representative of the Full Gospel Business Men's Fellowship International.He is an active member of St. Cyprian's Anglican Church Port Harcourt. A Knight of Saint Christopher, member of the Parish Church Council for many years and Chairman of various Committees in the Church and Diocese.
Sir Dan Harrison is married to Dame Anthonia Harrison. Their marriage is blessed with three children namely: James, Belema and Priye. He is an active sportsman and is keenly interested in swimming, football, table tennis and lawn tennis.