In addition to his consulting work, Daniel is a has been fellow of the Rotterdam School of Management and is a visiting professor at Ashridge Business School . He has lectured on the topic of scenario thinking and early learning systems (big data foresight) to almost two thousand executives and post graduate MBA students at companies and business schools from Helsinki to Cape Town, Paris to Seoul.

Daniel holds degrees in Electronic Industrial Engineering from the University of Stellenbosch where he received full honours (Rector’s List) and an MBA/MBI from the Rotterdam School of Management at the Erasmus University. He is currently completing his PhD on complexity theory, post-structuralist intervention strategies and scenario thinking at the University of Humanistics in Utrecht.