Niall Wass

Niall is a Partner at Atomico where he focuses on helping portfolio companies with their overall strategy and scaling, as well as on the evaluation of new investment opportunities.

Previously, Niall has spent over a decade as an executive in early-stage tech-enabled consumer businesses. Most recently he was part of the Executive Team at Uber, leading the international business into 50 countries. During his time at Uber the international business grew from covering less than 10% of global trips to more than 50%, including major expansions into India and China.

Prior to this, Niall was COO and CEO at Wonga, the short-term digital lender, bringing objective algorithms, simple UI and 15 minute turnaround to consumers. Before Wonga, Niall worked at Betfair, the P2P sports-betting exchange, where he was Chief Commercial Officer responsible for the P&L across all products and markets, and part of the Executive Team that took the business to IPO on the LSE. His early career was in technology and management consulting with Accenture, and Niall was a deal executive offering strategic support for portfolio companies at Brait Private Equity.

He has an MBA from INSEAD, and degrees in Economics from Oxford University and Birmingham University.


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