Darran Gardner, Business Development Executive

Darran Gardner, Business Development Executive

The Data Lab, Glasgow


Darran Gardner is an experienced business development manager and management consultant whose most recent role was with the Energy Technology Partnership, where he developed and managed a wide range of collaborative academia/industry projects focused on the energy sector. 

From his  base at the University of Strathclyde Department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering he was also engaged in a range of commercialisation and grant-related activities. As a management consultant at a boutique consultancy firm in Glasgow, he worked with a range of UK and Scottish SMEs across all sectors, delivering strategy support focused on intangible assets and intellectual property management and commercialisation. He has also worked freelance as a consultant, delivering strategic business growth advisory and marketing support to a number of SMEs. He has an MBA from Strathclyde Business School and an LLM from the Glasgow Law School. He joins The Data Lab’s Glasgow Hub as a Business Development Executive.