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Daniel is a seasoned and award-winning communications professional recognized for his innovation and thought leadership in non-profit organizational design. A recognized facilitator, keynote speaker, and instructor, he has maintained an unwavering commitment to social impact in Canada and around the world for thirty years.

Daniel held senior communications roles at the Immigration Consultants of Canada Regulatory Council (Director of Communications) and the Real Estate Council of Ontario (Special Advisor, External Communications). He has also led transformational change processes at provincial and national levels including establishing communications units at the Condominium Authority of Ontario and the Condominium Management Regulatory Authority of Ontario. Internationally and beyond regulation, he led the communications and marketing efforts for the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe to launch a worldwide sustainable infrastructure evaluation methodology to support the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals.

In 2016, Daniel received the Consumer Protection Award from the Council on Licensure, Enforcement and Regulation (CLEAR).

Daniel has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from Dalhousie University and pursued an M.S. in Community Economic Development at Southern New Hampshire University. He received a post-graduate certificate in European Union External Relations from l’Université Libre de Bruxelles in Belgium and an executive certificate in Digital Business Strategy from MIT.