Professor of Professions and Organization, Newcastle University Business School
Before joining Newcastle University in 2013, Daniel held a Chair in Leadership and Organization in Manchester Business School. Previously he held academic positions at the University of Leeds and Lancaster University where he completed his ESRC funded PhD (and Post Doc) in Management in 2004. Daniel holds a law degree and an MA in Organizational Analysis and Behaviour, both from Lancaster University. Daniel holds visiting positions at Manchester Business School, Said Business School, Oxford University and the University of Law, London. He has also been a visiting professor at Luiss Guido Carli in Rome, Cass Business School, London and the International Institute for the Sociology of Law in Onati, Spain.
His research focuses on professions and knowledge workers, their work, management and organization. This is informed by a number of theoretical perspectives including: institutional theory, labour process theory, and neo-weberian perspectives. He has conducted research in the legal profession as well as in a number of new knowledge based occupations such as management consultants and project managers.