Prior to joining Optiscan, Darren was the Group CFO and Head of Corporate Development for EduCo International Group, an investee company of Baring Private Equity Asia. The Group is a leading provider of education and related services with campuses in the USA, Australia, Canada and Ireland.
Darren is a former chair and non-executive director of ASX listed Farm Pride Foods Ltd (ASX:FRM), one of Australia’s leading agribusinesses.
He has fifteen years’ experience as a corporate advisor leading finance, strategy and merger and acquisition assignments across a range of industries where he advised and executed multiple transactions with an enterprise value of more than AUD$500m.
Darren’s career began with roles as a mergers and acquisitions solicitor for leading law firms. He has honours degrees in both Commerce (Accounting and Finance) and Law from Monash University.