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Danny Lopez

Rhetorica

London, UK

Director

Rhetorica

Danny Lopez

Biography

Danny is a former former banker, marketer, diplomat and scale-up exec who is currently the founding director of Rhetorica, aimed at supporting start-ups, scale-ups, international corporates and trade/investment promotion agencies with their leadership, strategy and international growth challenges. Most recently, he was the COO of Blippar, a technology company specialising in augmented reality and artificial intelligence.

Previously he held the position of British Consul General to New York for five years. Prior roles include being the inaugural CEO of 'London & Partners' as well as a number of senior international positions for Barclays Bank.

Danny Lopez’s Newsfeed

Accountancy Age
Ditch the fear, embrace innovation

As Adam Kene, managing director at Kene Partners, and Danny Lopez, non-executive director at Innovate Finance and member of the Kene Partners advisory board confirm, the UK now has a chance to put a flag in the ground, to build on a strong innovation foundation and look forward to a bright future.

Ditch the Fear, Embrace Innovation

The future of the UK economy will depend on the creation of an environment that enables SMEs across the country to innovate and succeed. As Adam Kene, Managing Director, Kene Partners, and Danny Lopez, Non-Executive Director, Innovate Finance and member of the Kene Partners Advisory Board confirm, the UK now has a chance to put a flag in the ground, to build on a strong innovation foundation and look forward to a bright future.

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Danny Lopez’s Background

Director
Jul 2018 - Present
London, UK
Rhetorica helps private and public sector organisations with their leadership, strategy, delivery and international growth challenges. Drawing on Danny's experience in banking, economic diplomacy and tech, as well as a global network across business and government, Rhetorica delivers advisory services to start-ups, scale-ups, larger businesses and trade/investment promotion agencies.
Chief Operating Officer
Aug 2016 - Jul 2018
London, UK
As COO Danny oversaw Blippar's global operations and strategic planning at a time of ambitious growth and international expansion.
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Other Business Interests

Non-Executive Director
Oct 2017 - Present
London, UK
Innovate Finance is an independent, non-profit membership based organisation and industry body serving the financial technology community.
Commissioner
May 2017 - Present
London, UK
Grant Thornton UK is working to stimulate ideas and action to develop a vibrant economy in the UK. To help lead this nationwide inquiry, some of the country’s pioneering business leaders, charity executives, local government representatives and thought leaders have formed the Vibrant Economy Commission
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Danny Lopez’s Education

Master's Degree in International Economics and Finance
Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Economics