The Hon. Montgomery Daniel was born in the village of Sandy Bay to James and Sybil Daniel, parents of the native Carib Indian decent. He received his Priimary Education in the area where he obtained his school leaving certificate. He then became a primary school teacher to the level of student teacher.
In 1975, Daniel became a member of the staff of the Ministry of Agriculture as an Extension Agent and began a long and dedicated service to the Agriculture Sector. By 1980, he obtained a Diploma in the General Ariculture from the Eastern Carribean Insitutute for Tropical Agirculture and Forestry (ECIAF). In 1984, became the first Carribean National to receive a Japanese Scholarship in Agricultural Extension. In 1987, under the Carribean Agricultural Extension Programme administered by the University of teh West Indies he was awarded the position of Officer of Excellence in St. Vincent and the Grenadines.
Through Distant Learning Programmes, Daniel pursued studies in Managing Agricultural Enterprises and Economics and Marketing with the University of the West Indies.
He made his first Political appearance in 1989, but was unsuccessful. On March 2001, he was elected to the Parliament of St. Vincent and the Grenadines as the member of the North Windward Constituency. He was sworn in as the Minister of State in the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisherries on the April1, 2001. After successfully content the General Elections in 2005, he was appointed to the position of Minister of Agriculture, Forestry, and Fisheries. Today he also hold the presitigious position as Chairman of WIBDECO, a regional institution for marketing.