Managing Director - Cogent Consulting
Darren is an offsite manufacturing expert with 20 years’ experience developing offsite businesses, processes and products.
Formery Manufacturing Director at Elliot Group producing modular buildings, he worked in Japan with leading modular housing manufacturers and had an advisory role on the Egan Taskforce. In 2000 he founded leading offsite manufacturing consultancy, Mtech Group, spearheading the Advantage Offsite initiative and founding Buildoffsite.
Radar Communications, founded in 2009, provides focus on defined routes to market and business development strategies for the innovative product, systems and processes that were being developed by Cogent Consulting Ltd which he is Managing Director of. Cogent is a specialist building technologies consultancy focused on manufacturing strategy and systems plus lean manufacturing and process improvement.
Other roles include Chairman of the Building Technologies Cluster and a Director of Built Environment Hub.