Daniel’s expertise is in political communication both in Brussels and across EU capitals. He has significant experience engaging with decision-makers, media and influencers on legislative dossiers and political issues. He has worked with blue chip companies, trade associations, intergovernmental organisations and NGOs in the fields of energy, raw materials and climate change as well as chemicals and pharmaceuticals.
Currently, Daniel divides his time between Brussels and London. He helps to coordinate the European public affairs and communications activities of global energy and mining majors on infrastructure projects and a range of policy issues. He also provides strategic advice to trade associations as well as an international healthcare company on European policy initiatives.
Before joining GPLUS in 2007, Daniel worked in the healthcare and pharmaceutials practice of Weber Shandwick Brussels. There he was involved in strategies for disease awareness raising and handled projects ranging from malnutrition to pandemic preparedness and bioterrorism.
Prior to coming to Brussels, Daniel spent time with both the German Foreign Affairs and Economics Ministries and did a stint at the German Embassy in Tokyo. He assisted research projects at the German Council on Foreign Relations into impacts of globalisation on national sovereignty and of the Free University of Berlin into tools for policy analysis. Daniel studied political sciences, economics and public law in Bonn and Berlin. He speaks German and English and improves his French.