Daniel is a senior arboriculture researcher at the Centre for Urban Greenery and Ecology, National Parks Board (NParks), Singapore. A PhD candidate at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, he obtained a BS in landscape horticulture and MS in public horticulture from the Ohio State University and University of Delaware, respectively. In Singapore, he manages research projects that enfranchise the tree care industry and broader community by developing practices and policies that maximize the benefits of trees. In particular, he is interested in several aspects of arboriculture, including tree risk assessment, biomechanics, and maintenance practices. In his free time, he enjoys climbing large trees with other arborists.