Darren has worked on both sides of the business fence, having previously spent over twelve years in the corporate sector (including four years as Finance Manager at Wanganui Gas Ltd and six years as Commercial Manager and 2IC for Wilson & Horton Newspapers Ltd Central Region)
Darren draws on this commercial experience in his everyday advisory capacity with his clients, particularly his skills in business performance analysis and development (you can read more about his client's experiences of Darren's contributions here
As a result of this background, not common in the Chartered Accountancy profession, Darren has the holistic skills to also advise on related business issues such as Management, Strategic Planning and Business Mentoring.
He not only understands a lot of the challenges business owners face operating their businesses on a day-to-day basis, but is in a position to practically assist clients in the management and growth of their business.
In his spare time Darren plays golf, squash and pushes the limits with his love of mountain-biking. A keen sportsman and family man, it's an interest that extends to and includes the whole family.
"Being able to assist clients in achieving their business goals is personally tremendously satisfying and rewarding."
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