As Chief Executive, Daniel develops and leads the overall strategy of Transparency International UK across all programme and policy areas. He heads up the leadership team and serves as the organisation's senior-most representative to governments, the private sector and in the media.

He was appointed Chief Executive in 2019 and has since overseen Transparency International's work to reveal the scale of global corruption facilitated by professional services in the UK, as well as TI's forensic analysis of corruption concerns in Covid-19 procurement. Daniel served as an expert witness to the Committee on Standards in Public Life in 2021, contributing to the 'Standards Matter 2' review, in addition to recent work with House of Commons Standards Select Committee. He is a regular media commentator on matters of political integrity, standards and financing.

Daniel is an experienced senior leader in international civil society with an earlier career as an award-winning broadcast journalist and editor. Before joining TI, Daniel spent nearly 6 years as Chief Executive of the press freedom and media development organisation Internews. He originally joined the organisation in 2008, as a Chief of Party overseeing complex country programmes in the wake of conflict and civil unrest in East Africa. During his time as CEO, he led the organisation to deliver high impact projects tackling corruption in Eastern Europe and the Former Soviet Union.

Daniel has also worked on transparency, governance and media initiatives across three continents for Article 19, Albany Associates, Fondation Hirondelle, the University of Pennsylvania and others. He was the Programme Director for a Public Media Alliance initiative to improve regulatory frameworks in East Africa in partnership with UNESCO.