Darran James Clarke

  • 1 William Close, London N2 8EF


A resourceful and tenacious professional with the capabilities to drive organisations forward, utilising expertise within consulting, sales and business development to continually enhance sales revenue and profitability.

Work History

Work History
Jan 2014 - Jun 2015

Strategy Consulting Manager – Resources Industry

As a strategy consulting manager in Moscow, My primary focus was on building sales processes, enhancing sales strategy, building sales operational models, estimating profitability, assisting optimizing and building distribution networks, benchmarking data and increasing efficiency between operational units.
Nov 2010 - Jan 2014

Business Development Manager (Polish Market)

Key expert in establishing distributor network to market Oreln’s premium VERVA  product portfolio within the Polish market place. Provide oversight in specialty fuels business for selected automotive original equipment manufacturers. Utilize strong contract negotiation skills with global and local sanctioning bodies/OEMs for supply of specialty fuel. Elevated premium fuel sales volume by 28% in Poland, Established and maintained long-term quality relationships between PKN Orlen and key additive manufacturing partners, including Afton Chemicals, Lubrizol and Led 23% increase in specialty fuels business with key OEM accounts,  including Ford, Bosch, and Jaguar Land Rover Group.
Nov 2010 - Jul 2007

Sales Advisor 


A key member of the sales team focused on selling  fuel and lubricant 
products, Proactively managed clients to achieve sales targets volumes, launched new products and programmes, managed a group of 50 lapsed or low spend accounts, managed incoming communications from customers in International markets where Oreln is not represented and developed and maintained relationships with clients.


Sep 2004 - Jul 2007

BSc Honours Business Management - First Class

King's College London


German -Basic 
Polish - Intermediate
Russian - Currently learning


Main interests include; music, singer/songwriter/guitarist, currently fronting a “rockabilly” band. My lifelong passion has always been motorcycles, Most of my free time is devoted to meticulously restoring classic British and Italian motorcycles.