Jonathan Darby – DTM
A native Cantabrian, Jonathan has been a Toastmaster for 21 years. He first joined the Christchurch club in 1997 before moving the Bishopdale club and joining Canterbury Connoisseurs advanced club, achieving his DTM in 2011. He made the move to Auckland in 2015 seeking further opportunities and is a member of Pacific Toastmasters and Silver Service. The skills that he has learnt in Toastmasters have served him well both personally and professionally. He credits the friends he has made over the years as a major reason he continues to enjoy his Toastmasters journey.
When not busy with Toastmasters, Jonathan is engaged in post graduate university study through Otago University in Bioethics, as well as serving on committees for the Ministry of Health and the Lotteries Commission.