Darren is currently the joint CEO of HACH Private Capital Pty Ltd, where he has a particular focus on healthcare and wellness and has had been fortune enough to work with some of the world’s leaders in their field.
He has 35 years-experience of making and managing investments, having been a portfolio manager for a merchant bank and then ran multi-billion-dollar trading operations for two international investment banks, before starting his own corporate advisory and investment business some 8 years ago.
Darren has carried out due diligence on hundreds of companies, including many early-stage technology companies and has assisted dozens with their approach to being investment ready, raising capital and with often ongoing strategic advice. He has sat on several boards, as Director or Chairman, or held board observer roles on behalf of his investment clients.
Darren has always been a technology evangelist since joining the evolution of the internet back in 1993 and has foreseen many of the trends developing and has been an early adopter of advanced technologies.
His various roles have always required deep understanding of technology and being able to advise on how to marry the technology development capability with user requirements.