Darren joined Christie & Co in 2001 and, having worked in the Birmingham, Leeds and London offices, was appointed Global Managing Director in 2020. He has overall responsibility for all Christie & Co’s specialist transactional and advisory activities, having previously held the position of Managing Director – Capital Markets and Head of Valuation. Darren has practical advisory, brokerage, consultancy and valuation experience across a broad range of trading businesses and operational real estate and has led teams handling numerous disposal and valuation assignments for many high profile clients.
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.