Darren is board hair apparent

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AWARD-winning entrepreneur Darren Williams is taking the chance to give something back.

Darren, co-founder of online hair and beauty specialist Harland Corporation, is joining the development board of the Foundation of Light, Sunderland AFC’s charity, which helps more than 40,000 young people a year.

Jamie Martin, managing partner of Ward Hadaway and chairman of the board, said: “We are delighted Darren accepted our invitation. He is a dynamic and ambitious young entrepreneur with a strong business and internet background.

“I am sure his energetic and passionate style will be a great addition to the board and have no doubt that he’ll provide us with lots of new ideas and a fresh approach to our development plans.”

Darren, 30, said: “I was pleased to be asked to get involved with the Foundation of Light, as it makes such a positive difference to the lives of so many young people in the region and is so highly regarded nationally.

“I am looking forward to helping the foundation advance its inspiring work.”