Educated in London, England, Daniel has over 30 years’ experience in large, global companies, including Nestlé, General Motors, SABMiller, and Heineken. He has extensive board experience in Central and Eastern Europe and has been jointly managing Bright Leadership Ltd. for over thirteen years, focusing exclusively on Leadership and Talent development at all levels in the business. He is a Chartered Management Accountant with extensive line experience in Sales, Marketing,
Distribution, Project management and Information Technology gained both in the FMCG and Automotive sectors. He is also a visiting lecturer at the Lviv Business School in the Ukraine including their MSc programme in Technology Leadership.
In addition to developing and delivery high impact leadership development programs, Daniel is also a highly accomplished Executive coach. Having completed the Henley Management College Coaching programme he has successfully coached a large number of C.E.O.s and Directors from the Pharmaceutical, Engineering, Manufacturing, FMCG, Financial services and Sales/Distribution industries.
In addition, he has developed and run a number of highly successful leadership development programs, and themed workshops with exceptional results in building people management skills in many global businesses and organisations. Successful international assignments include Russia, Poland, Czech Republic, Ukraine, Spain, France, Germany and Holland.
Daniel has lived and worked in a number of countries in Europe and Africa, and has substantial experience in working with different cultures. He has been involved in many cross cultural projects and challenges as well as a number of successful business culture change programs. Having had extensive hands-on commercial experience at the highest level, including Sales, Marketing, and Operations, Daniel is able to deliver realistic, challenging and competent support to teams and individuals as evidenced by a reliable and credible track record. Daniel is very results focused and passionate about Customer satisfaction.
In his spare time Daniel enjoys his family as well as travelling, reading, gardening, bridge, and listening to music.
Daniel is a Chartered Management Accountant at fellowship level. He is also a fellow of the Institute of Leadership and Management as well as being a member of the Institute of Management Consultants. He is accredited to administer MBTI Step I and II, Firo-B, Facet-5, Haygroup’s Emotional Intelligence and Social Competence inventory (ESCI) and Strengthscope.