Darren Cairns Director Integral Powertrain and Integral e-Drive

Darren Cairns

  • Director, Integral Powertrain

Key Responsibilities

As well as being one of the Directors of Integral Powertrain Ltd, Darren was the Founder of Intrinsys Ltd, the largest Dassault Systèmes Business Partner in Northern Europe, managing the business aspects of software sales, associated services and consultancy engineering in the UK and Southern Africa. In 2017 Intrinsys was acquired by the Addnode Group forming the world’s largest PLM provider. In 2018 Intrinsys was rebranded Technia UK.

Darren has responsibility for the design and analysis functions within Integral Powertrain and its e-Hub division. He is an ambassador for transferring concepts across markets and sectors.


University of Southampton and University of Portsmouth, 1st class BEng Honours in Mechanical Engineering


Joining Cosworth as a graduate in 1988 Darren became Chief Engineer for Design and Analysis following a period as Materials Manager at Cosworth’s manufacturing facility. After 10 years at Cosworth and having built an advanced CAE capability, Darren then founded Integral Powertrain with the other Directors in 1998.

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