Daniel is a PhD student of the EnvEast DTP (now ARIES DTP) based at Plymouth Marine Laboratory. Daniel graduated with a first-class BSc in Chemistry in 2017; winning multiple awards for his performance in analytical chemistry. His research interests include atmospheric and marine chemistry. His research project studies the ocean surface reactions of atmospheric ozone and ocean DOM that produce atmospherically important volatile organic gases. The project is supported with the expertise of Dr Ming-Xi Yang, Dr Frances Hopkins and Prof Phil Nightingale at PML, and Prof Claire Reeves and Prof Peter Liss at UEA. Daniel is an associate member of the Royal Society of Chemistry, and currently the secretary of the peninsula section (south-west) committee. Daniel is also a trained SCUBA diver (PADI: AOWD) with experience in ocean waters around the south-west UK.