Daniel is a citizen of the United States, Ecuador and Chile. He graduated from the University of Birmingham with a First-Class Honours Degree in Economics, and is currently an Intern at the United Nations Industrial Development Organization under the supervision of Dr. Shyam Upadhyaya, the Chief Statistician.

Daniel’s research on economic development in Latin America was awarded distinction by the Department of Economics at the University of Birmingham and was among the five finalists at the UK Data Service’s Dissertation Prize 2017. Daniel expects to pursue postgraduate studies and research in Economics in Fall 2018. Besides his academic studies, he underwent training in project management and data analysis for effective public policy by the Inter-American Development Bank, and training in global macroeconomics and investment bank trading by Amplify Trading. He has lived in four different countries, participated often in voluntary projects, and enjoys travelling, practising sports and playing the guitar.d