Darren is Chief Executive at Scott Brownrigg, providing leadership and vision for the practice and the individuals within it. As well as being on the Partnership Board, Darren has Strategic Board responsibility for the quality of design across the practice; he has been at the forefront of many major projects over the last twenty years, both within the UK and internationally.
Darren completed his architectural studies at The Bartlett, University College London, where, during his time there, he was awarded a distinction and the Camden Society Arts prize for Design. Instigating a fresh enthusiasm for modern architecture, ensuring high standards of design, and exploring the implementation of innovative ideas, Darren works closely with clients to ensure aspirations and goals are exceeded. With a particular focus on the masterplanning and detailed design of large mixed-use developments and office schemes, Darren is spearheading the practice’s expansion into international markets.
Sustainability is a key focus for Darren. Having chaired the unit on sustainability at the British Council for Offices conference in Paris in 2005, Darren has been involved with many of the practice's high profile sustainable and award-winning schemes over the years including Red Kite House (the Environment Agency’s HQ) and 500 Brook Drive at Green Park, Reading. As well as being a judge on the Office Agency Awards panel, Darren has also judged the Sustainability Achievement category at the Property Week Awards for the past four years.