Darren Riva, Managing Director of Capitas Finance

Darren Riva


Darren is our CEO. He has overall responsibility for business strategy and development through planning, directing and managing all aspects of Capitas’ operations and performance.

A seasoned energy sector professional, he has an enviable resume that includes the position of Head of Energy Finance at Siemens Financial Services and Northern European Group Services Director at Zumtobel Group. An experienced sales and operations leader, Darren’s specialist knowledge and skills in financial services combine with a solid understanding of the challenges facing industry and the energy services market.

Having amassed significant experience in the start-up of new business divisions, Darren is a proven influencer of diverse groups of stakeholders – including FTSE 100 board members; government departments; and large corporate customers.

He is experienced in formulating strategic business plans, as well as tactical ideas into real deliverables. And, he can rapidly mobilise best practice solutions which benefit the bottom line, producing tangible, high quality results.

He has served as Chair of the Asset Finance Working Group of the Renewable Energy Association (REA).

Darren holds a degree from the University of Leeds.

Contact info

Phone: +44 (0) 1372 232 907
Email: info@capitasfinance.com