Daniel is a student for life and obtained a B. Eng. in Electrical and Electronics engineering, Masters in Business Administration (MBA), and B. Phil. in Knowledge- and Information Management.  In addition, he completed certificate programmes in Coaching, Programme and Project Management. 


Daniel has over 27 years of Information and Communications Technologies (ICT) experience at a senior management position. He is a management consultant focussing on strategy development and execution as well as business coaching. During his career, he has been responsible for establishing and managing several Programme Management Offices (PMOs). These PMOs were responsible for the implementation of corporate strategy, re-engineering, customer experience and change programmes. He has a strong understanding of business strategy, operations, optimisation, change management and implementation. Daniel’s leadership style promotes a positive and encouraging environment for people to collaborate and work together as a team to produce outstanding results. Daniel’s leadership and management experience forms a sound basis for understanding and providing the insight, perspective and practical experience necessary to achieve the desired outcomes and business results. In 2014, he obtained the Group Chief Executive Officer (GCEO) award as part of a team managing a transformation programme saving the company in excess of R560m operational expenditure (OPEX) on an annual basis. 

Being a generalist who has worked throughout the telecommunications value chain, he understands the business and personal challenges. His coaching style concentrates on behaviours rather than on functional expertise and technical skill.  He enjoys engaging with people and seeing them develop, grow and achieve their goals through a process of personal change that is aligned to their life purpose. He is keen to help people transform themselves, realising their full potential and making a lasting impact in their world.