He is based at the Tavistock Square, central London office of the firm. Darren brings 15 years of experience of working in West End Accountancy firms, seven of which were at Partner level.

Darren graduated from the University of Exeter with a BSc in Mathematics and is a fellow of the ICAEW.

Darren will support the general practice and audit operations of the firm. He has experience of a broad range of sectors including; property investment and development, manufacturing, leisure, consultancy and financial services. He has a keen interest in specialist assignments including financial due diligence and expert witness work.

Commenting on the appointment, Rayner Essex Partner, Antony Federer said, “We are delighted to welcome Darren to Rayner Essex. He brings the expertise and experience we are looking for to deliver our strategic objectives. Culturally he is a good fit for us and is a valuable addition to the team.”

Darren commented, “I am extremely pleased to be joining Rayner Essex. The firm has a strong reputation within the SME market and I was impressed by the collegiate and meritocratic nature of the firm and its clear vision for future development.”