Daniel Samper

Grupo Purdy, Costa Rica
Innovation and New Business Manager

Dani is passionate about solving “the hard stuff” because he believes that is the work that has impact, this is the main (but not the only) reason he´s attracted to developing the hydrogen economy in Costa Rica. Work that he accomplishes by working with Cavendish, a subsidiary company founded and funded by the Purdy Group – Costa Rica’s leading automotive company and distributor of brands such as Toyota, Lexus, VW, Hino, and Ford.

Dani has an interesting mix of experience in the private sector, as well as with public-private partnerships and extensive work in the not-for-profit sector, where he has worked implementing complex projects in education, culture, and conservation.

This experience adds to his 16 years of professional experience in the industries of: Wealth management, entertainment, solar panels, circular economy, and most recently mobility as New Business and Innovation Manager for the Purdy Group where he manages a portfolio of hydrogen projects that range from airport taxis, heavy duty truck, hydrogen stations, and green fertilizers.