He is an Agricultural Entomologist who holds a Bsc. Agriculture from the University of Ghana, M,Phil and PhD, both from the University of Cambridge, UK. He was a Postdoctoral Research fellow at the International Centre for Insect Physiology and ecology(ICIPE), Nairobi, Kenya from 1991-1994. He served as Alexander von Humboldt Fellow and has carried out research in Ghana, Kenya, UK and Germany. Daniel was in the employment of the University of Ghana from 1996-2012 where he rose to the rank of Professor in 2004. He is the current Vice Chancellor of Catholic University College of Ghana, Fiapre , Sunyani.