Daniel started working backstage in the West End at the age of 15 and gained his degree in Visual and Performing Arts in 1987 from the University of Brighton. Since then he has worked extensively as an actor. His stage work includes: the UK tour of Beyond Reasonable Doubt, Giorgio Joyce in Simples of the Moon at the Lyric, and Dr Harry Trench opposite Lisa Harrow in Widowers' Houses. Film and TV credits include: In the Secret State, The Bill, Sherlock Holmes, London's Burning, What's the Capital of Madagascar and Trip.

Daniel has directed many productions on the London and Brighton Fringe, and over 20 full scale student productions. As a director his most recent work includes Lose the Plot a site specific production on Brighton's Volks Railway for the 2008 Brighton Children's Festival for Arts Agenda. He was an associate producer of Tandem Theatre, whose critically acclaimed productions include Danny and the Deep Blue Sea, PVT Wars and The Games Rule, which have been performed in London, Edinburgh and on tour.

A seasoned workshop leader, Daniel has coached performers in both the private and corporate sectors, as well as lecturing in Performing Arts at Eastbourne College of Art and Technology, The Swedish Folk High School, City College Brighton and Hove (Head of Performing Arts and Media) and The Academy of Creative Training (Head of Acting).

Daniel is a Member of British Equity and The Institute for Learning, is an Arts Award Advisor and holds a current enhanced CRB certificate.