Philip Daniel has long international experience as an economist in policy advice, negotiations and research. He now specializes in the mining and petroleum industries and in economic management in mineral economies. He has intensive experience of tax and production sharing regimes for these industries, and of fiscal matters in general.
As Director of Transborder, he has carried out many assignments throughout the world; current and recent projects include work in Azerbaijan, East Timor, Iraq, Jordan, Mozambique and Tanzania, While a Fellow, Institute of Development Studies, University of Sussex, he undertook a wide range of assignments, including three years as Special Adviser (Economic), Technical Assistance Group, Commonwealth Secretariat. Earlier, he headed a division in the Department of Finance and Planning, Papua New Guinea, for five years immediately after Independence, centrally involved in minerals policy and project negotiations. He has published widely, was Distinguished Lecturer in Mineral Economics, Colorado School of Mines and is Honorary Associate, Centre for Minerals and Petroleum Law and Policy, University of Dundee. He is also a member of the Panel of Fiscal Experts of the International Monetary Fund and has undertaken 5 fiscal policy missions for the IMF. Philip Daniel holds degrees from the Universities of Oxford, Cambridge and East Anglia.