Darran is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants (FCA) and has over 25 years of financial leadership experience in companies ranging from start-ups to worldwide businesses with turnover of over £100m.
Darran has worked across a wide range of business sectors including technology, telecommunications, engineering, manufacturing, business automation and aerospace. During the past 16 years, he has worked for Spirent Communications plc, where his Finance Director experience has included growing businesses organically, strategy review and implementation, business turnaround, acquiring and integrating businesses and organisational transformation. Darran also has experience of managing HR, IT, risk and compliance functions.
Darran has considerable hands-on experience of all aspects of the finance function including the implementation and development of management information systems, forecasting, budgeting, treasury, working capital management and the upgrading of systems of internal control.
Darran has extensive international experience throughout Europe and Asia Pacific, and has also lived and worked as a Finance Director in the USA.
Darran’s passion is working in a positive and collaborative manner with business owners and leaders to help them succeed and achieve their goals.