A bid professional with strong commercial acumen who leads a national team for our specialist fit out business.

Darren is focussed on ensuring we provide the best solutions for our customers collaboratively at bid stage, setting projects up for success from day one.

Darren is a well-established bid professional and commercial expert and leads our work winning teams across the UK.

Having been with Wates for over 24 years, Darren is an excellent example of how Wates develops and nurtures future leaders. Darren began his career with Wates in 1996 as a trainee surveyor whilst on a sandwich year from university. He then climbed up through the commercial ranks, before making the move to the pre-construction side of the business in 2007.

Darren has led the successful bidding for a diverse range of projects, including new build, planned and reactive maintenance, energy, housing developments, retail and fit out.

As Work Winning Director, Darren ensures that our national team are focused on bidding the right opportunities with the right resources, ensuring we offer our best solutions at bid stage, maintaining our excellent reputation as a contractor of choice.

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