Darran has trained in world recognized meditation centers in the United States and Asia and has trained as a mindfulness teacher with the University of Massachusetts, the center where modern mindfulness courses first began.

Over the past 15 years he spent almost two years on intensive meditation retreats, training with Buddhist monks and nuns, Zen masters and lay teachers from all over the world.

Darran was one of the first people to teach Mindfulness courses in Madrid. He has taught Mindfulness at IE University and on the Mindfulness teacher training course of Universidad Rey Juan Carlos.

He also has more than a decade of management and leadership experience in technology / software development organizations. He has a degree in physics and postgraduate qualifications in Computer Science and Mindfulness.