Partner and Member of the Operating Committee
Joined Palamon: 2000
Business experience: 25 years
Daan has been a partner since 2002 and serves on the firm’s Operating Committee. He joined Palamon in 2000 from McKinsey & Co in the UK, US, the Netherlands and Belgium.
Daan is a Trustee of the Philharmonia Trust and a Trustee of charity BlueSky Development and Regeneration. He graduated from Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands with an MSc in electrical engineering and undertook research work at the Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Telecommunications in Paris. Mr Knottenbelt received an MBA from INSEAD.
Daan sits on the board of four investee companies.
He is native in Dutch, fluent in English and a working knowledge of Spanish, French and German.