Dan James, Head of Operations

Dan leads on finance, building management, processes and efficiency and other operations for the Foundry. Dan used to run his own event management business so has hands on experience of small business formation and management. During his career he has also event directed some of the UK’s largest and most complicated long distance triathlon events. As Operations Director for IRONMAN in the UK between 2011 and 2015 he was an integral part in overseeing the growth in athlete participation numbers from around 2,000 to over 10,000 annually and has also race directed over 20 high profile IRONMAN events over the years with some involving over 2,500 athletes and over 1,000 crew.