Prior to joining the Stockholm Environment Institute, Daniel was Program Director at Oxfam in Vanuatu, responsible for Oxfam’s Resilience, Humanitarian, Gender and Governance programs. As Program Manager for the Vanuatu Climate Change Adaptation Program Daniel coordinated a consortium comprised of Oxfam, CARE, Red Cross and Save the Children supporting communities across Vanuatu to increase their resilience.

Daniel also held climate change adaptation advisory roles with Practical Action Sri Lanka and World Vision Australia. He played a leading role in establishing and convening Climate Action Networks in Vanuatu and Sri Lanka. Daniel was awarded the Vanuatu 30th Independence Anniversary Medal and Red Cross Vanuatu National Award for his contribution to the emergency response following Tropical Cyclone Pam.


2015 to 2017: Director: Programs – Oxfam, Port Vila, Vanuatu
2012 to 2015: Climate Change Adaptation Program Manager at Oxfam, Port Vila, Vanuatu
2011 to 2012: Climate Change Policy Advisor at World Vision, Melbourne, Australia
2008 to 2010: Climate Change Advocacy Coordinator at Practical Action, Colombo, Sri Lanka
2007 to 2008: Technology Justice Program Manager at Practical Action, Colombo, Sri Lanka
2006 to 2007: Timor Leste and PNG Program Officer at the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, Melbourne, Australia

Recent Publiction:
Webb, J., Vorbach, D., Boydell, E., Mcnaught, R., Sterrett, C. (2015). Tools for CBA: Lessons from NGO collaboration in Vanuatu. Coastal Management, 43(4), 407-423.