Graduated from Downing College, Cambridge in 1983. Intially worked in large animal practice in the UK and small animal practice in Hong Kong. Developed and interest in the poultry sector whilst working with Intervet UK before setting up Slate Hall Veterinary Practice. The practice provides a range of veterinary and laboratory consultancy services across the poultry sector to UK and international poultry companies. Daniels particular interest is in the poultry meat sector at both primary breeder and broiler level. Daniel is a visiting lecturer at Cambridge University Veterinary School and the veterinary consultant to the British Poultry Council. Daniel gained Fellowship of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons in 2017.