Darren Xiberras

Chief Financial Officer at Cardiff University

Darren Xiberras is the current Chief Financial Officer at Cardiff University. Prior to this, they held the position of CFO at the University of South Wales from May 2019 to December 2021. Darren has also previously worked as the Finance Director for Cities and Communities and Central Government at ENGIE from January 2016 to November 2016, and as the Finance Director for Blue Consulting Limited from December 2016 to April 2017.

Darren Xiberras has completed an advanced development programme in management at Cranfield School of Management. Darren also holds a BSc in economics from Cardiff University, and has studied economics, English, mathematics, and performance through people at St David's VI Form College Cardiff. Darren has also completed a course in Oxera Utility Finance at the University of Oxford, and another in Oxera Utility Regulation at Keble College, University of Oxford.

They work with Rudolf Allemann - Pro Vice-Chancellor, International and Student Recruitment and Head of College of Physical Sciences and Engineering, Susan Midha - Director of Human Resources, and Ian Weeks - Pro Vice-Chancellor, College of Biomedical and Life Sciences. Darren Xiberras reports to Colin Riordan, President and Vice-Chancellor.


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  • Chief Financial Officer

    December, 2021 - present

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