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Dr Dan Pronk
Co-author of The Resilience Shield and former special operations doctor

Dr Dan Pronk studied medicine on an army scholarship and upon graduating moved quickly into Special Operations following successful completion of the SAS selection course. He served four tours of duty in Afghanistan and was awarded the Commendation for Distinguished Service for his leadership in action on his second tour.

Upon discharge from the army, Dan completed an MBA and has since held medical leadership roles. He has a deep interest in resilience and is the co-author of the best-selling book The Resilience Shield, which presents resilience as a dynamic, multifactorial, and modifiable construct.

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