Daniel is responsible for identifying opportunities for investment and engagement in the Caribbean and Central America on behalf of our membership. He also manages and develops our range of consultancy services, building on the organisation’s position as a world-leading centre of expertise on the region which supports multinational and SME companies from a range of sectors to understand local markets and navigate the region’s business environment with confidence.
Daniel also produces Caribbean Insight, The Caribbean Council’s flagship fortnightly research publication analysing business and political developments in the region, as well as editing Central America Briefing and Cuba Briefing. Daniel also supports in the delivery of events, conferences and trade missions held for our membership.
Prior to joining The Caribbean Council, Daniel spent four years at Verisk Maplecroft as a Latin America political and security risk analyst, where he led coverage of political risk, corruption and regulatory issues in Chile, Colombia, Central America and the English-speaking Caribbean; and was responsible for producing analysis on security risks across the Americas, including terrorism, conflict and organised crime. This involved working with multinational companies from a broad range of sectors, including extractives, telecoms, insurance, finance, cybersecurity, and FMCG.
Daniel also spent nine months based in Malaysia as a corporate consultant, carrying out due diligence and business intelligence investigations for a range of global companies and advisory firms with interests primarily in Myanmar, Malaysia, Singapore and Vietnam.
A fluent Spanish speaker, Daniel holds a Master’s Degree in Terrorism, Security and Society from King’s College London (2010-2012). During this time, he was employed as an insurance broker in London, managing his own portfolio. Daniel completed his Bachelor’s Degree in Spanish and Political Science at the University of Leeds (2006-2010), and studied abroad at the Pontifical Catholic University in Santiago de Chile (2008-2009), during which he travelled widely across Latin America.
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