Daniel is the Managing Director of Ethan SPRL, an energy consulting firm based in Brussels. He is the former CEO of the Belgian TSO, ELIA and the former Chairman of German TSO 50Hertz, which was acquired under his leadership by ELIA. Daniel is also former Chairman of Belpex and Board Member of the power exchanges APX and EPEX. He was the founding President of ENTSO-E and an honorary President of GO15. He is the current President of KIC InnoEnery Benelux and of the Agoria Renewable Energy Club. He serves on various Boards and provides executive-level consulting services, including as one of Bernard Energy’s Experts. Daniel holds a MSc as Industrial Engineer in Nuclear Physics and Information Technologies. He also holds Management degrees from the Vlerick Business School and INSEAD CEDEP.