Chief Executive Officer, CoVESTA
Daniel is the Chief Executive Officer at CoVESTA.com.au an innovative syndicated property investment platform that brings everyday Australians together to invest and own property. You can invest in any property, in any asset class, anywhere in Australia.
Prior to this, Daniel started his career in the Australian venture capital space in the late 90’s, focusing on investments in the technology and telecommunications sector. In 1999, he was involved in range of corporate M&A transaction which resulted in him moving to the Asia to head up a team focused on identifying business for acquisitions.
On his return to Australia in 2002, he was the Co-Founder and Investment Director for Noble Lakeside Retirement Resorts managing a $50m property investment portfolio. From 2008-2011, he was the Founder and CEO of DriveMyCar Rentals a national car leasing company that went on to list on the ASX in 2014. In 2012 he was a Partner at CoVEST Capital, a private equity & consulting firm that specialises in the turnaround, investment and aggregation of mid-market businesses (Revenues $10m – $40m) and in early 2014 split off the consulting arm to form Growth Advisory Partners.
Daniel has over 17 years experience specialised in identifying & structuring investment opportunities, the development of operational and growth strategies and the structuring and raising of investment capital (debt & equity) for the SME sector. His career achievements are attributable to a combination of having expertise across a wide range of business disciplines and effective communication skills enabling him to achieve ‘buy-in’ from all stakeholders (internal & external) specifically dealing with high net worth investors and C-level executives.
Daniel has a Masters in Business & Technology from the Australian Graduate School of Management (AGSM) and an Advanced Diploma in Business Marketing from Macleay College.