Darren Morris trained with Shipley Blackburn Chartered Accountants (Shipleys LLP) in London. He left public practice to work for NEC and Psion in the consumer electronics sector before joining Toyota (GB) in 1997. Initially the manager for Treasury and tax functions, he later took on responsibility for general accounting and financial reporting.
Morris moved to Toyota Nordic in 2003 as General Manager, Finance and Accounting, responsible for the financial operations of the Toyota National Sales and Marketing Companies in Denmark, Sweden, Norway and Finland.
Following his return to Toyota (GB) in 2006, he held several management roles and was General Manager, Finance, prior to being appointed Finance and Systems Director in April 2013.
Born in Birmingham, he is a keen cyclist and sports enthusiast, and is a life-long Aston Villa supporter. He also enjoys travelling and reading, particularly current affairs and biographies. He is married with two children.