Darren started his career as an automotive technician working for the Ford Motor Company before reading Automotive Engineering at the University of Hertfordshire. After graduation with an honours degree, Darren joined Millbrook Proving Ground and worked in a variety of senior level engineering, management and commercial roles. Darren worked extensively in the fields of crashworthiness, chassis engineering, vehicle durability and powertrain testing. Darren has project managed many high profile passenger car and public transport test and implementation programmes as well as gaining an in-depth knowledge of European whole vehicle type approval. Darren joined Intertek as Business Development Manager in 2014 and has been heavily involved in the development of new business streams to Intertek of EV driveline testing and on-road emissions testing and also represents Intertek on many industry trade bodies groups including the SMMT and the BTC.