Darren is an International Mountain Leader (IML), Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society (FRGS) and Public Speaker.

With a passion for exploratory journeying that has developed over twenty years of travel to and around a wide-range of landscapes across the world, Darren is a leader and educator aiming to engage people in exploratory, geographical journeys either in the field or through public lectures.

Darren is a Physical Geography graduate of the Lancaster Environment Centre at Lancaster University and also studied at the School of Geography, Environment and Earth Sciences, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand.