Mr Darren Lake
Darren Lake is the CEO and an owner of Shephard Media, leading the team that completed a management buyout of the business in 2020. Darren has more than two decades of experience in the defence sector. After completing a degree in War Studies at King's College London, Darren joined Jane's as a staff reporter on Jane's Defence Weekly. He went on to further academic study of defence and security before joining Shephard Media as the editor of Unmanned Vehicles and later being promoted to oversee all the company's publishing activities. In 2012 Darren became CEO of Shephard Media and has led its diversification beyond traditional B2B media to become a powerhouse in providing marketing solutions and business information to the defence sector.