Darren Lee

Managing Director

Darren is the Founder and Managing Director of Market Creations. He is an innovative and strategic thinker who has invested significant resources, passion and energy in developing Market Creations as a successful business committed to making a difference.

Since founding the company in 1996 as a home-based business with partner Joanne, Darren has seen Market Creations grow and be renowned for high quality and creative technology and marketing solutions.

His focus on developing leadership at all levels and a positive corporate culture has enabled Market Creations to flourish and join the WALGA Preferred Supplier Panel in the unique position of being both recognised as a quality supplier of Marketing & Media services in the categories of Corporate Communications and Public Relations Management, Creative Design and Print, Community Engagement, Events and Activation and Marketing Services.

The business also holds Preferred Supplier status for ICT & Related Services under the categories of Consultancy ICT Management, Consultancy Technical, Data Centre Services, Managed ICT Services, Network and Communications Technologies, Products and Associated Consultancies and Web Development including Apps and Business Intelligence (BI) and is listed under the Telecommunications Preferred Supplier panel for Data, Hardware, Mobile Device Management (MDM), Unified Communications, Voice and Wireless Data Services.

As a separate engagement with the Western Australian Local Government Association (WALGA), Darren has overseen the CouncilConnect website design, development and hosting partnership that now sees more than 80 Western Australian Local Governments subscribed to the platform with over 100 websites being developed since the project commenced in 2014.

Always striving to challenge the status quo with a passion for nurturing talent, Darren’s skills lay in marketing communications, strategic planning, governance, business development, public relations, quality control, relationship management and brand reputation – skills he has attained from over twenty years in the industry.

In 2007 Market Creations was awarded the Telstra WA Small Business of the Year award. In 2008, Darren was the recipient of the Western Australian Business News 40 Under 40.

Darren is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, a Certified Practicing Marketer with the Australian Marketing Institute and has served on several Boards including Regional Development Australia’s Board (Mid West Gascoyne Area).