Before he became a food and beverage entrepreneur, Daniel was a successful AFL footballer, playing for both the North Melbourne and Port Adelaide clubs during his career.

Since 2016, he and his father Eddie and brothers Steven and Shannon have been majority owners of Something Wild, which supplies native Australian ingredients to restaurants and consumers around the country. Daniel is also the founder of indigenous spirits brand Seven Seasons and creator of the successful Green Ant Gin, Bush Apple Gin and Native Yam Vodka.

Over the past five years, Daniel has built strong relationships with Indigenous communities around Australia, providing them with positive opportunities and outcomes. Daniel is a proud Larrakia man, who is passionate about promoting the ethical, sustainable and permitted use of native Australian ingredients.