What is your favourite quote? -Expansion always in ALL ways (Ryan Serhant)
What's top of your bucket list? - Zero gravity experience. I want to know what it feels like to go space
What's your guilty pleasure? - M&S Percy pigs. You got to love them
Where would you most like to go? - Has to be the Maldives. I love a crystal blue sea
Who inspires you most in life? - My mum
Best advice you've ever received? - In times of crisis the wise build bridges while the foolish build barriers (T'Challa - Black Panther)
Favourite movie?- I am a HUGE Disney fan, but it has to be Inception. Christopher Nolan, run that sequel
Your last meal, what would it be? - Owo soup. Got to love my Nigerian heritage
What gives you the Ick? - When people don’t say what they actually mean.
Chosen superpower? - OMG - it has to be mind reading. Professor Xavier all day
Name a song in your go-to playlist - Those days by Nickelback
Which app can you not live without? - Dashlane - I keep my whole life in that app
Meet the man with a vision, Darren Monioro, the Founder and CEO of The Monioro Group. Fueled by his personal experiences, he founded the company in 2012 with one clear mission: equality. The eldest child in a large family, Darren shouldered the burden of contributing to household bills and juggling multiple jobs in retail. Despite growing up in a single-parent home and facing numerous challenges from an early age, he became the backbone of his family instead of succumbing to adversity. He witnessed firsthand the inequalities that divided communities and stifled potential. It was these early experiences that ignited a fire within him, and a deep sense of duty to bring about change. Academically gifted, Darren defied the odds and achieved a first-class degree in computer science from Kingston University. He swiftly embarked on a stellar career in the financial services and FinTech industries, excelling as a senior manager and leading multinational teams on multi-million-pound projects. His deep understanding of technology, coupled with his knowledge of financial systems, empowered him to develop innovative solutions that streamlined processes and elevated customer experiences. Darren's roots are humble, but his aspirations have always been grand. In founding The Monioro Group, Darren aimed to break down the barriers that separated people from realizing their full potential. He envisioned a collective of companies that would transcend traditional norms and redefine entire industries. This vision was not just a dream but a mission that continues to drive our team today. As CEO, Darren is the visionary who inspires all. His unwavering belief in the power of innovation, relentless commitment to equality, and dedication to making a lasting impact on the world set the tone for our collective. Beyond the boardroom, he's a mentor and a leader who fosters a culture of collaboration, diversity, and excellence.