Getting to know our Managing Director

We spoke to Darcy Lane to learn more about him, his career journey in the fuel industry, and what a day at REDS is like for him.

Darcy & REDS Group

Darcy Lane joined us in August 2022 to lead our commercial operations as Commercial Director. Since then, Darcy has been appointed Managing Director of REDS Group. Darcy is responsible for controlling and overseeing all business operations, people, and ventures.

Darcy Lane
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What is a day at REDS like for you?

My day is always dynamically changing. It involves liaising with REDS management teams on support issues and interacting with clients on smooth operations.


What do you specialise in, and where does your experience come from?

Management of change, normally at companies struggling with engagement and processes, from various positions throughout my career.

Tell us something we didn’t know about you?

I served in the Royal Navy, and during this time I served three times for the Fleet Air Arms Field Gun at the Royal Tournament Field Gun Completion at Earls Court.


How did you spend your time at the Royal Navy?

As an aircraft technician, I was mainly working for Commando helicopter squadrons in support of Royal Marine operations, largely in fuel supply roles.


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How do you spend your time when you are not at REDS?

I spend it with family and visiting various historical sites.


What is something you wish you could tell your younger self now?

Don’t stress over the little things; enjoy life as it happens.



Date Posted: 03/05/2023


REDS Group Team