David Matthews – Director

After serving more than 20 years in senior management roles in manufacturing, David founded Darian Trading in 1986. At the same time he established our associate offices in the Far East and Europe.

His past experience includes five years as a procurement director with automotive giant British Leyland where he was responsible for £145 million worldwide sourcing for three UK plants. During this period David spent much time based in Turkey where he gained first hand manufacturing experience from the supply base.

David has an HNC in Business Studies and is a member of the Chartered Institute of Purchasing Supply and is a member of the Institute of Directors.