Darren is the Managing Director responsible for Capital Markets at Christie & Co and has practical advisory, brokerage, consultancy and valuation experience across a broad range of trading businesses and operational real estate. In addition, Darren also leads one of the largest specialist property valuation teams in the UK and Europe.
Darren has extensive experience of individual assets and substantial portfolios of properties in care & education, hotels, leisure (caravan & holiday parks, gaming, garden centres, golf courses, health & fitness) medical, pubs & restaurants and petrol filling stations.
Experience includes advice to a broad range of developers, investors, lenders and operators - for accounts, acquisition, commercial due diligence, non-performing loan reviews, restructuring and secured lending. Projects in the last twelve months have included a number of substantial care, hotel, leisure and medical portfolios across the UK and Europe, having advised on in excess of £10bn value of assets.
Darren is a Chartered Surveyor (FRICS), RICS Registered Valuer and also an APC Chairman and assessor for the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors. He holds a BSc (Hons) degree in Urban Land Economics and a postgraduate diploma in Organisational Leadership from the University of Oxford.