Darren Briggs

Darren Briggs


  • Global Logistics, Freight and Supply Chain Leader

Darren is a Director based in Manchester and leads our global logistics, freight and supply chain business. 

He is also part Arup's leadership team for advisory services in the UK. He helps both public and private sector organisations, including construction activities, retailers, manufacturers and logistics operators, improve and decarbonise their operations. Through his work, he aims to create more sustainable, resilient and agile supply chains and operations for generations to come.

With 30 years’ experience, Darren specialises in advising clients on operational requirements and improvements, with particular experience in the energy, transport, healthcare and city sectors. From country, regional and city operations to automation and operational design, he uses his skills to embed sustainability and digital change in his projects. Some recent examples include freight strategies for Dubai and Ireland central governments, leading the clean air programme for Greater Manchester, and developing the logistics and automation strategies for hospitals in the UK and China. He has also led and contributed to several Arup publications on the topic of logistics and freight, including the Future of Goods Movement and Future of Urban Logistics.

A Chartered Engineer, Darren is also a member of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport in the UK (CILT).