Daniel has been the Director of the Corporate Human Rights Benchmark (CHRB) since September 2017. The CHRB creates annual rankings of the largest companies (from high-risk sectors) on their approaches to human rights and engages with investors, corporations, civil society and governments to push for improvements in disclosure, alignment with the UNGPs and human rights performance. 

Prior to CHRB he was a social performance consultant, working in extractives and renewables projects in Africa, the Middle East and Europe between 2012 and 2017, focusing on social and human rights risk and impact management, team and sytems development, and responsible security practices. Prior to 2012, Daniel spent the best part of a decade with the British military and several years working in civil-military coordination and conflict stabilisation roles, including in Afghanistan with the DfID-led Provincial Reconstruction Team in Helmand Province. 

Daniel’s first degree was in Physics from the University of Oxford, followed by a MSc in Security, Conflict and International Development from the University of Leicester. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability.