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Daniel J. Delaney is the founder and principal of the Delaney Policy Group (DPG), specializing in public health, health care, cannabis policy, lobbying, advocacy and strategic engagement. Harvard-trained with more than 20 years of state legislative, regulatory, and advocacy experience; Daniel brings a rare combination of elite policy expertise, hands-on experience, and a facility for effective communication to his work.

Prior to launching his own firm, Daniel served for 5 years at the Massachusetts Department of Public Health in the roles of Director of Strategic Planning and Director of Intergovernmental Relations and Legislative where he oversaw legislative affairs and strategic policy development. Key efforts during that period include preservation of state resources for core public health functions, supporting the continuing implementation of Massachusetts health care reform initiatives, and working to manage new regulatory responsibilities around prescription monitoring and pharmaceutical company codes of conduct.

He also held key positions on the Joint Committee on Public Health as research director and chief of staff, as well as director of multicultural health policy at Health Care for All.

Daniel is an effective and innovative thinker with a track record of delivering positive results at the intersection of complex systems. His firm provides government affairs/lobbying services in industry sectors where less nimble firms tend to stall out. DPG is a firm for those who value creative problem solving and superior customer service. 



Neponset Strategies is a strategic partner to Delaney Policy Group