Head of Engagement and Investment Programme
Daniel is the Head of Investment and Engagement programme at Innovate Finance, the industry body representing the UK FinTech sector. Daniel joined Innovate Finance in 2018 and is responsible for driving strategic engagement initiatives and programmes for Innovate Finance’s 250 member companies, ranging from strategic partnerships to industry research and events.
Previously, Daniel worked as a special advisor and aide to the Prime Minister of Canada, working on the design and implementation of government engagement strategies in over 80 cities across Canada and 13 countries internationally.
Daniel holds a bachelor degree (with honours) in politics and philosophy from Western University and an MBA from the Ivey Business School.
Daniel is married to his better half Naomi with a daughter Anna. As a native Canadian he loves the outdoors and will often be found running, long-distance cycling or swimming in the local Lido. Among his many travels, he has experienced a variety of climate extremes ranging from the Iraqi desert with an elite group of military special forces to the freezing Arctic with a campaign of treasure hunters searching for the lost Franklin Expedition.