Daniel studied economics at the University of Bayreuth. During his studies, he worked as an independent IT and management consultant for small- and medium-sized companies. Daniel joined BCG in 1998, where he was active particularly in information technology in the financial services sector, participating in, e.g., the development and
implementation of IT strategies, planning and prioritization processes, and IT organization for regional and international banks. Since the beginning of 2001, Daniel has been working for BCG Platinion, where he contributed significantly to establishing the energy practice area.