Daniel Taylor MBE is a renowned and highly respected design specialist with a reputation for designing and building bespoke interiors for public and private sector clients, providing work space which is both fully functional and aesthetically pleasing. Daniel is passionate about encouraging creativity amongst young people, particularly those from black and ethnic minority communities.
Daniel’s career highlights include winning the contract to design the Conservative Party’s new headquarters in Victoria Street, London; Collaborating with scientists and engineers at the UK’s Transport Research Laboratory Headquarters in Berkshire; Being listed as one of the UK’s top 100 most influential black people on the JP Morgan Black Powerlist in 2009; Being a founding member and spearheading the launch of the Creative Apprenticeships Task Force, a £12m employer led initiative that works with businesses to identify successful apprenticeship practice and opportunities for young people; Winning the Outstanding BME Contractor / Architect / Consultant of the Year at the FBHO Annual Black & Minority Employee Housing Awards for Metro Design Consultants; Featuring in a new book “No Excuses” written by a young writer Sotonye Diri on black role models which specifically targets young black people living in disadvantaged circumstances.
Daniel is a founding trustee for the Creative & Cultural Skills Council (C&C Skills) and a Fellow of The RSA (Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce).
Daniel also has become a trustee for mentoring Aleto Foundation. Since from 2013 he has personally mentored over 55 future leaders.
Last year, Founder and CEO of MDC Group celebrated a milestone of 20 years in business.