Daniel Kunkel is the Deputy Head of Statistics on Insurance Corporations and Pension Funds in the Directorate General Statistics at the Deutsche Bundesbank.

After his degree in international economics at the Friedrich-Alexander-Universität in Nürnberg he was working as financial consultant focused on supporting business start-ups. Afterwards he joined the Deutsche Bundesbank, where he has been responsible for the regulatory reporting of ESCB insurance statistics based on Solvency II since 2013. Furthermore, he chaired the Task Force on Pension Funds Statistics of the ECB, which aimed for the harmonized collection of balance sheet data on pension funds.