Daniel A.

- Hatch COO, London

Daniel is a startup COO and operations expert. During his startup career he co-founded Watchmaster.com, an ecommerce platform for trading pre-owned Swiss luxury watches, heading its main operations in Berlin before launching the platform in Asia. Prior to that, he worked as an Managing Director at Rocket Internet, where he built Foodora, the on-demand premium food delivery platform, in London and Hong Kong.

Daniel has extensive experience devising and executing processes that help businesses scale quickly without compromising their efficiency. He currently advises startups on product development, international growth (particularly in Europe and Asia), balance sheet management, and building lean and efficient operations teams.

Daniel's background is in finance, graduating from London Business School and working in investment banking at HSBC in London for 5 years, where he worked on the origination of over USD25bn worth of European capital markets transactions. He also holds a doctorate in law and is fluent in three languages.