Daniel holds a Masters Degree in Chemistry obtained from The University of Sheffield and a PhD in Organic Chemistry from The University of Nottingham. After completing his studies, Daniel worked as a medicinal chemist in the pharmaceutical industry for 10 years. Currently he works at MSL in the UK where he is the Principble Safety Assessor, working with many of the top international brands. He is heavily involved in ensuring cosmetic products are safe and compliant with the EU and US markets. Daniel is a member of the CTPA working group for claims and also the SCS Education Committee where he is working to update their highly regarded distance learning diploma course. He has acted as a scientific advisor for the UK trading standards, appeared on the BBC talking about cosmetic product safety and has given lectures to pharmacy undergraduates at The University of Manchester.