Originally from Brighton, England, Daniel, but most recently lived in Aspen, CO, where he worked at the ski school. Previously, he was a divemaster in Costa Rica, and a science coordinator for the the Nature Conservancy at Palmyra Atoll in the Pacific Ocean. After graduating from Oxford, Daniel worked as a coral restoration intern in a marine laboratory in Florida; he’s also been a research assistant in Madagascar, helping protect reefs and coral and aquaculture systems. Daniel has worked at the London Wetlands Center, leading children’s trips, and served as the head of house at Lancing College, overseeing the middle and high schoolers and, organizing school events, and fundraising for Water Aid and Médecins Sans Frontières.

  • Education: University of Oxford, bachelor’s degree in biological sciences
  • Certification: Wilderness first responder, NAUI rescue diver, PADI divemaster & emergency provider
  • Favorite outdoor memory: One of my greatest memories is summiting Mt. St. Helens with my group of five AT students back in 2022! We overcame a lot that day as a team and experienced such joy.
  • Favorite outdoor achievement: Backpacking the Kalalau trail on the Na Pali coast of Kauai with a friend was one of the most beautiful experiences of my life!
  • Favorite place you’ve traveled: I was lucky enough to live and work on Palmyra Atoll for six months in the middle of the Pacific, one of the most remote and untouched places on earth. Experiencing the natural world there took my breath away every day.
  • Favorite hobbies: Soccer, mountain biking, sailing
  • What do you hope to learn this summer? I’m excited to learn more about myself and my students as we are challenged in the wilderness!
  • What are you most excited about this summer? Connecting with students and having a great time!
  • Previous Adventure Treks trips: British Columbia Challenge, Pacific Northwest Explorer