Daniel CavanaghNon-Executive Director at Saint Leonard SFO
Daniel is a multinational with family background and business in the Netherlands and Australia. Having grown up in France under and English educational system Daniel proceeded to complete a direct masters degree in Integrated Mechanical and Electrical Engineering at the University of Bath in the UK where he competed in various competitions - most noteworthy of which was when he lead a team of 25 students to come second in the Formula Student, "the most established engineering competition". Since then Daniel has spent a short stint in Private Equity in London and for the past 18 months has been supporting the rapid development of a global e-bike business on behalf of a German automotive firm.
Since 2014 Daniel has also been on the board of his Family Office. Saint Leonard works with a tight nit community of local managers through over 20 years of the CEO's presence in Monaco. While developing an understanding of and being involved in the allocation of the companies overall portfolio, Daniel has had a key interest and focus on technological and sustainable investments which has been an area in which the Family Office wished to increase its exposure. Over the years Daniel has developed a particular appetite for private investing having worked alongside other Family Offices and developing a network of VCs across Europe.