Daniel was appointed as the Chief Medical Officer, Somerset NHS Foundation Trust and Yeovil District Hospital, NHS Foundation Trust in January 2022. Daniel joined Somerset Foundation Trust in December 2019 from his role of chief medical officer of Solent NHS Trust, which provides mental health, community and primary care services to people living in Southampton, Portsmouth and some parts of Hampshire and the Isle of Wight. He was also deputy medical director at University Hospital Southampton Foundation Trust, a large teaching hospital providing secondary and tertiary acute services in Wessex. Daniel combined senior leadership roles with active front-line clinical work as a consultant in liaison psychiatry in Southampton General Hospital, as well as being actively engaged in research at the School of Medicine, University of Southampton.