Darren Wood

MSyl EngTech TMIET

Director of Security Consultancy

Manchester, United Kingdom
+44 (0)161 244 5660

Darren leads Cundall’s Global Security Consultancy specialism

Darren leads the Security consultancy specialism providing a holistic offering to customers in order to understand the real-time security threats and risks people and businesses face, advising on how to mitigate them effectively, designing solutions and offering advice on how to operationally manage security on a day-to-day basis.

With over 20 years’ experience in contracting and consulting businesses within the security industry, Darren has worked on prestigious schemes in London and other schemes across the UK as well as international projects. He has gained considerable experience working with many well-known companies and clients such as Manchester City Football Club, Grosvenor Developments, Land Securities and Fosters + Partners.

Darren has experience delivering customers’ security requirements across the complete project lifecycle (e.g. RIBA Plan of Work 2013 - strategic definition, prepare and brief, concept design, developed design, technical design, construction, handover / close out and in use).

Outside of work, Darren is a keen motorsport and Formula 1 fan and was previously a double British Champion racing indoor radio controlled cars.

Previous experience

  • 22 Bishopsgate, London
  • Principal Place Residential, London
  • International Quarter London
  • Warrington Time Square
  • Warrington Borough Council Public Space Video Surveillance
  • Manchester City Football Club and Academy
  • Trinity Leeds

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