Energy Committee Co-Chair

Partner, Jones Day

For over two decades, Darren has acted on major M&A, projects, and transactions throughout the Asia Pacific region. He has particular experience in the oil and gas sector, across upstream, LNG, pipelines, supply and trading, refineries, and petrochemicals as well as in mining, power, and infrastructure. He has represented a multitude of clients in a wide range of jurisdictions, including Australia, Bangladesh, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Mongolia, Myanmar, PNG, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Thailand, and Vietnam, as well as Asia-based clients in other parts of the world.

Darren previously worked in-house for a NYSE-listed energy company in Kansas City in the U.S. He is currently a member of the Singapore Committee of the Association of International Petroleum Negotiators. He has received extensive recognition in legal directories, with recommendations in Chambers Global, Chambers Asia-Pacific, and The Legal 500 in Singapore, Indonesia, and Vietnam and across the areas of energy/projects and corporate/M&A.