Darren Jones is a Chartered Director with experience on both public and private sector boards and has a focus on strategy, governance, external engagement and the green economy.

Darren’s primary role is as ESG Director of Sonihull, the world’s leading green tech marine antifouling company, based in Coventry.

Darren is currently Non-Executive Chair of Develop Consulting and a lay governor of NHS Arden Gem CSU. Darren has previously been Vice Chair of NHS Coventry and Warwickshire and President of Coventry and Warwickshire Chambers of Commerce. Darren has also been Entrepreneur in Residence at Coventry University.

As Chair of the Centre for the New Midlands’ Environment, Transport and Infrastructure workstream, Darren brings an unusually broad understanding of Private Sector, Global Trade, Public Sector and the machinations of academia.