Since 2000 we’ve been designing, manufacturing and successfully delivering specialist products and services to a wide range of end markets and customers.
- British design, development, fabrication and product assembly.
- Specialist anti-ligature and vandal resistant lighting for the custodial and mental health markets.
- Ultraviolet systems for water disinfection, air & surface solutions for infection prevention and control.
- Connectivity for the ever-growing demands of communication networks and expectations of our modern society.
Our core value is simple.
Our thinking and decisions are guided by the simple yet highly effective philosophy of you win, we win.
Daro Group’s recent leadership focus brought not only investment but a full suite of support services that enables the businesses within the group to focus on delivering their core areas of expertise; for them and their customers to thrive. These include:
Our Support Services
Governance & Leadership
Strategy & Business Planning
Sales & Marketing
Finance & IT
Health & Safety
Research & Development
Property & Equipment
The meticulous attention to detail in all of our businesses results in long-term customer relationships, some of whom have remained loyal to us for many decades.
“Unity is strength… when there is teamwork and collaboration, wonderful things can be achieved.”
– Mattie Stepanek
Building on many decades of expertise, our vision is to be recognised as the most trusted, agile and responsive partner in the sectors we serve. Embracing continuous improvement, we strive to create a supportive, professional and inspiring environment for all.
Investing in our resources to deliver excellence as standard for our customers, our aim is to double gross profit every five years; creating growth opportunities for employees and businesses.
Integrating decades of design, product and service expertise with a resilient and agile structure to generate sustainable long-term growth in our specialist businesses.
Meet The Team
Mervyn joined Daro in 2016 bringing 20 years’ experience in business and finance. His role is to lead the strategic direction of Daro, managing continuous investment in resources to enable people, businesses and the group to achieve their long-term objectives.
Head of Group Finance and Human Resources
Sarah is Group head of finance and human resources, overseeing the accounts and a qualified member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountant (CIMA). Since joining Daro in 2004 Sarah’s role has continuously developed to now encompass overseeing group IT, health & safety and property services as well as finance and human resources.
Head of Marketing
Karen joined the group in 2019 bringing over 30 years’ experience in sales and marketing. Her role is to develop marketing strategies across the group, lead the branding to create consistency whilst maintaining individuality.
Carl joined the group in 2019 bringing 20 years’ experience in the electrical and lighting industry. His role is to lead Daro Specialist Lighting and through Daro Technologies, bring best practice and consistency to product and technology development across the group.
Head of Group
Lee joined Daro Group in 2020 and with 30 years in the industry brings a wealth of knowledge in the design, manufacture and application of lighting. As technical lead and key account manager, Lee is responsible for Light Years Ahead, developing solutions for the custodial and mental health markets. In addition, utilising his extensive experience in lean manufacturing, Lee is responsible for driving continuous improvement across Daro.
Head of Compliance and
Dave Joined Daro in 2017 as operations manager in connectivity. Prior to that he worked in a number of Telecom related companies for 35 years. He brings highly valuable experience in design & production engineering and leads compliance and quality assurance practices for the group.
Jon joined the group in 2020 and brings over 25 years of UV water treatment experience. Jon leads Daro Aquafides, a strategic alliance, delivering certified ultraviolet disinfection solutions to the UK municipal & industrial water treatment markets. As head of European sales, Jon is also responsible for growing international sales across the group and sharing best practice in strategic sales and account management.
Finance Assistant and
Rachel joined Daro in 2017. In addition to making our customers, suppliers and visitors feel very welcome she assists with the accounts and works closely with all of the business divisions where needed.
Finance Assistant and
As part of the continuous development of the group services, Sue joined Daro to work alongside Rachel, assisting with the accounts and providing additional central support for the business divisions.