Daniel enlisted into the British Army’s Royal Corps of Signals in 1993 and trained as a Telecommunications Systems Technician at 8th Signal Regiment. During his time in the Army, he has seen service in the UK, Norway, Germany as well as operational deployments around the globe. He served a full career of 22 years and successfully progressed through the ranks to reach the highest Non-Commissioned Officer rank of Warrant Officer Class One and the highest engineering appointment of Foreman of Signals.
He completed various training courses throughout his career including an 18-month degree course in Telecommunication Systems Engineering to qualify as a Foreman of Signals in 2004. He also gained secondary appointments as a Defence IT Security Officer and Defence Equality and Diversity Adviser. Daniel served as the Foreman of Signals at six different units over 11 years. Responsibilities included UK Ministry of Defence representation in the commercial sector, delivery of acceptance trials for new capabilities, management of technical support services and career development of his subordinate communications engineers.
Daniel joined Net Consulting in 2015 as a Test Manager based in the Land Systems Reference Centre, responsible for technical test services to the UK Ministry of Defence on both new and existing communication systems and network applications. He continued his service with Net Consulting as an application performance consultant, moving to the UK Ministry of Defence’s Global Operations and Security Control Centre in 2018, responsible for the security and operational performance of the UK Ministry of Defence’s global communication network.
 In the British Army Royal Signals, a FofS is defined as a highly-qualified senior NCO or Warrant Officer signals engineering manager in the Royal Corps of Signals of the British Army.