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Darren Bane PR Manager

Darren joined Empica in April 2017 as the next step in a career spanning nearly 30 years in journalism, public relations, corporate communications and marketing.

He holds qualifications from the National Council of Journalists (NCTJ) and Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR).

His career has included working as a senior reporter on the Bristol Evening Post, Deputy Head of Corporate Communications at Avon & Somerset Police, and Marketing and Communications Manager at Weston College. He has been involved in the creation and implementation of a number of award-winning multi-channel public relations and communications campaigns.

Away from the day job, Darren is a self-published author of three humorous fiction novels, with more on the way, an enthusiastic hockey player, a huge Doctor Who fan and an aspiring magician.