Mr. Daniel Kroll
Daniel Kroll, a third generation art collector, entrepreneur and investor, is the Managing Director of Kroll Family Trust overseeing the trust’s investments, cultural activities and publications worldwide.
Since 2013 Daniel has invested in exceptional entrepreneurs and companies through the Kroll Family Trust venture capital activities. Daniel, as the Chairman of the Hermitage Museum Foundation Israel (2015 – 2020), has also played an active role in fostering cultural relations between Israeli and Russian Museums, by supporting numerous exhibitions and events for the State Hermitage Museum, The Israel Museum Jerusalem and the Tel Aviv Museum.
Daniel’s commitment to the academia and to empowering educational support for students was manifested through collaborations with the After all Institute, SHERA Society, Ca’ Foscari University of Venice, the The Russian Art & Culture Group and Jacobs University Bremen.
Among his cultural activities, Daniel has managed several art publications including “Dynastic Rule Mikhail Piotrovsky and the Hermitage”, by Geraldine Norman (2016), “Sophie’s Testament: From Hanover to Siberia”, by Ingeborg Prior (2016), “El Lissitzky’s Jewish Period” by Alexander Kantsedikas (2017) and the “Russian Avant-Garde and Soviet Power. New Artistic Culture. 1917-1928” by Andrey Sarabianov and Natalya Strizhkova (2021).
Since 2010 Daniel has been deeply involved in the contemporary art scene and has been cultivating personal connections with emerging and established artists in Israel, Europe and the United States. He has been collecting their artworks, commissioning new ones, brainstorming new ideas and projects and exposing their creations to local and international markets.
Today as a Director of the Hermitage Museum Foundation USA, Daniel is expanding his involvement, contribution and support by strengthening international relations between American and Russian Museums in order to facilitate ongoing cultural exchanges in various fields of the arts.