Dan joined Mercia’s venture team in Leeds as an Investment Associate in September 2020 with a focus on investing in growing SMEs based in Yorkshire, Humber and Tees Valley for the Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund. Dan is involved in origination, evaluation and execution of new deals as well as supporting the current portfolio.

Previous experience

Prior to joining Mercia, Dan obtained a first-class undergraduate degree in Business Studies from the University of Liverpool which included a year working with Redmayne Bentley. Following university, Dan qualified as an ACA chartered accountant with RSM where he worked within the Business Advisory and Transaction Services teams.