From an Architectural design background, Darren joined Read to further strengthen the business’ design offering. With a lengthy background in various North Wales architectural practices, Darren leads the pre-construction design development stages to ensure employer requirements are fully addressed via ongoing design option reviews that focus on best value throughout project delivery.
In a previous role as a Local Authority BIM Champion, Darren led the strategic approach and delivery of BIM within the delivery and facilities management teams. At Read, he now utilises his experience to manage the efficient delivery of digital construction processes through the design and delivery stages to ensure effective design review and communications. As a BRE BIM Academy member, Darren shares his experiences for the wider benefit of the industry.
Darren recently gained his BIM Level 2 Certified Practitioner status through the BRE Group. After undertaking training with the BRE and completing an audit of his BIM Level 2 skills and knowledge, Darren has become the first Certificated Practitioner based in a North Wales SME and is one of only 48 in the world to gain the accreditation.