After completing a BSc in psychology, Damian went on to obtain a MSc sport and exercise psychology. His BSc and MSc research focused on disability, sport and wellbeing. For his research, he received the MSc Award 2017 from the division of sport and exercise psychology (DSEP) in The British Psychological Society. Currently, Damian is completing a PhD under the supervision of Professor Brett Smith and Dr. Sarah Williams. Previously, he worked as a relationship manager (vice president) in the financial services industry in London. Damian spent 2014 volunteering as a sports facilitator for people with visual impairments in Guatemala.