Daniel is a lecturer in microeconomics and microeconometrics in the Department of Economics at the University of Malta. He holds a PhD in Economics from Loughborough University, an MSc in Economics and Industrial Organisation (with Distinction) from the University of Warwick, an MA in Economics (with Distinction) from the University of Malta, and a BCom(Hons.) in Economics from the same university. His research interests span public, urban and international economics. His current research focuses on foreign direct investment, the housing market, and policy more generally.
Previously he held several public and private sector posts related to these research interests, including that of Senior Economist at the Ministry for Finance, Senior Economist at Malta Enterprise (the agency responsible for the attraction of FDI), Director at the Office for Competition, and Director of Economic Advisory Services at Grant Thornton. Daniel remains involved in consultancy projects that inform government policy and business decisions both in Malta and abroad.