Darran entered financial services in 1995 and is a vastly experienced wealth planner with more than 25 year’s experience working in both financial advisory and discretionary investment management businesses. Prior to Kingswood, Darran has worked for large companies such has Lloyds Banking Group, and private wealth management group Brown Shipley. As well as small to medium chartered IFA practices, which has given him a more rounded insight into the marketplace.
He has spent many years building strong relationships by providing bespoke high quality, client centric relationship based financial advice to individuals, businesses, charities and trusts. He is passionate about creating great client outcomes.
Since 2003, Darran has been recognised as a top senior adviser, winning multiple awards at National level and qualified for a prestigious presentational event held in Las Vegas. He has advanced qualifications in financial planning and is particularly skilled in the investment, retirement and the tax planning area bringing a wealth of experience to the team at Kingswood.
Darran is married with two children. When he is not working he enjoys spending quality time with his family and keeping fit by raising money for charity organisations, by participating in regular events with his local running club. Darran also played football semi-professionally and actively enjoys getting involved with his son’s local football team at grassroots level.