Marko Daniel (Aachen, Germany, 1964) was awarded a degree in History of Art and Philosophy by the University College London (1988), a PhD in History and Theory of Art by the University of Essex (1989), and is an expert on Chinese and Catalan contemporary art. Daniel developed a teaching career at the Winchester School of Art (part of the University of Southampton) (Lecturer 1994- 2001, and Director of Graduate School 2003-2006). In 2006, Marko Daniel joined Tate Modern in London as Curator of Public Programmes. Since 2011 he has held the post of Convenor of Public Programmes for the two London sites of Tate, Tate Modern and Tate Britain. During this period, he developed a programme of more than 350 public events per year in the two Tate museums in London, and promoted research into modern and contemporary art, especially Chinese, as part of the Tate’s programme and collections. Amongst other projects, Marko Daniel was co-curator, with Matthew Gale and Teresa Montaner, of Joan Miró: The Ladder of Escape, shown between 2011 and 2012 at Tate Modern in London, the National Gallery of Art in Washington in the US, and at the Fundació Joan Miró, Barcelona.