Daniel graduated with a degree in Performance Design from Massey University and Toi Whakaari: New Zealand Drama School in 2006. His theatre and event career has seen him direct and design work all over New Zealand and Internationally. He has won several awards including 'Weta Workshop Set Designer of the Year' at the Wellington theatre awards in 2008. He has a wide range of skills and experience within the performing arts industry. His goal is to direct the opening ceremony of the Olympic Games.