Darren is an experienced strategic and creative marketing professional with extensive expertise within the investment industry. He is a member of the Chartered Institute of Marketing and is proud to say that he did not go to university! Darren has worked for a number of firms most recently at Mercer where he held a number of regional and global roles. His experience spans the institutional, asset and wealth management market segments.
He is an openly gay man and is passionate about diversity across all areas. He has seen how attitudes have changed with regards to people diversity over the years but is excited to support LGBT Great in more positive change for LGBT+ individuals in particular. He is therefore delighted to be an LGBT Great Role Model and looks forward to collaborating with the project moving forward. Darren also volunteers his time for LGBT Great on social media during key events.
Aside from LGBT Great, Darren is an active member of the Diversity Project working on the marketing and ethnicity workstreams as well as leading social media to help amplify key marketing campaigns.
Darren encourages all investment firms to get involved in relevant diversity and inclusion initiatives as he believe that this will help the industry transform its approach to talent.