Darren is an executive and board search consultant. As Managing Director of Challis & Company, he has led many successful assignments to find Chairs, NEDs, CEOs, country managers and functional leaders across a range of industries. Before founding Challis & Company, Darren worked as a consultant with Egon Zehnder; a senior executive at Fairfax Media; a consultant at The Boston Consulting Group, and a solicitor at MinterEllison.
Over the years, Darren has also served on a number of commercial and community boards. He has twice been elected to the University Council at UNSW Sydney, its governing body, where he also served on the University’s Finance Committee, Planning Committee and as a Governor of its Alumni Association.
Darren is passionate about the arts, particularly musical theatre.