Daniel graduated from The University of Sussex in September 2014 with an MSc in Economics. His theses were orientated in the field of the economics of sport with the first piece of research modelling the impact of a sending off in football and its effect on team performance. His Master’s thesis focused on the use of survival analysis to model the contract duration of international football managers and what factors prolong or reduce tenure.
After graduating, Daniel took up a 6 month research assistant post in Brussels for a research consultancy firm, specialising in European Commission projects with a strong econometric focus.
Whilst at University he founded and was president of a successful music society and was player-manager of a men’s football team in the Brighton area.