Danny Smith

Regional Director, Katapult Africa

Danny is coordinating the strategy and scale-up of Katapult Africa, developing teams and partnerships to deliver high-impact climate tech investment and acceleration. He is driven by finding entrepreneurial solutions to development challenges.

Prior to joining Katapult, Danny spent 5 years consulting for impact investors and the development sector across Africa and Latin America. He began his career in the cocoa and coffee industry, implementing sustainable sourcing programmes in Ivory Coast, Ghana and Peru.

Danny is an outdoor enthusiast, and a keen runner. He holds a Global MBA from IE Business School, and speaks English, French, Spanish and litt norsk!