As a leadership and change consultant and a cognitive developmental coach, Darren works specifically with senior executive teams in enabling more effective strategy execution, change management, leadership and talent development. Darren’s powerful approach strengthens leaders’ and organisational capabilities through transformational learning and meta-systemic thinking. He presents new ways for executives, managers, and consultants to reflect on who they are as leaders, how they relate to and impact others, and how to challenge their organisation to reach new levels of excellence. His clients become dedicated to more effective leadership through personal and professional transformation. Clients report feeling that they have expanded their thinking to new dimensions, leading to a greater capacity to manage complexity, embrace challenges and improve relationships with their teams.

Darren’s developmental approach takes a ‘whole-person-in-role’ approach to leadership development using the Constructed Development Framework as a guide for senior executives to become more self-aware thinkers and experience transformational change on a personal as well as professional level.

His academic and professional qualifications include an BA (Hons) Degree in Business Management, an BSc Degree in Psychology, an MSc in Behavioural Psychology, a PhD in Developmental Psychology, NLP Practitioner and Master Practitioner and Trainer, Identity Compass Profile Training, Six Sigma Green Belt, Facilitation Training via GE’s University, LEAN Process training via GEU, Diploma in Business Coaching, Diploma in Personal Coaching, Clean Language Methods and more.

Prior to founding CogniLibro as a result of his PhD research, Darren has over 15 years’ experience in strategy execution, change management and leadership development in large and not-for-profit organisations. He is based in the UK but travels extensively to serve his clients.