Daniel Waterman was born London in 1962 and has lived in the Netherlands since 1972. He has a Masters Degree in Gold and Silversmithing and a BA in Fine Arts from the St. Joost Academy of Arts in Breda. An early interest in Altered States of Consciousness led to experimentation with psychedelic drugs. During the 1990s he became a member of the newly founded Santo Daime community in the Netherlands. Since the year 2001, Daniel has prepared and administered ayahuasca in hundreds of sessions. He is currently researching a book titled ‘Entheogens, Society & Law’ edited by Casey William Hardison, who is serving a twenty year sentence for challenging the UK Misuse of Drugs Act (www.freecasey.org).