Darren Cooper is the Chair of the Ocean Gardens Board and has enjoyed a successful career in banking and property spanning 30 years and now holds several board positions, including Chair of two ASX-listed companies and Non-Executive Director on a third.
Darren is also Chair of the Investment Committee for a Melbourne-based property development, investment and funds management business, and is Deputy Chair of community housing organisation Foundation Housing Ltd.
In addition to his ongoing board roles, Darren also provides investment, advisory, strategy development and implementation services to companies across a wide range of industries. Darren is also an enthusiastic early-stage start-up investor and mentor.
Darren holds a Bachelor of Business in Valuation and Land Economics from Curtin University, a Masters of Applied Finance from Macquarie University, and is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (GAICD).
Darren joined the Ocean Gardens Board in 2020.