Director & Treasurer
Having grown up in Sunraysia, Darren returned to Mildura in 2010 with his wife and three children after living in Adelaide and Regional South Australia.
Darren is currently employed as the Chief Executive Officer at Chaffey Aged Care where he has built a strong brand and successful organisation which is community focused and driven to deliver excellence through leadership, innovation and best practice.
Darren brings a diverse skill set to the board of Mildura Development Corporation with over twenty years’ experience in the health sector including acute care, community care and more recently aged care. Further to this, Darren is also brings experience in adult learning, vocational education and viticulture with business interests in the wine grape industry.
Darren holds an MBA, Graduate Diploma in Business Administration, Diploma in Management and a Bachelor of Nursing and has a proven business acumen including strategic planning, business development, marketing, leadership and governance.
Darren is passionate about his community and holds a number of voluntary positions on committees including Chair of St Pauls Primary School Board, Vice Chair of the Sunraysia Partnership Council, Chair of the Lower Murray Medicare Local Advisory Council and Chair of the Lower Murray Medicare Local Aged Care Advisory Committee.
Darren is enthusiastic about building a bright, diverse and successful future for Mildura and to promoting Mildura as a locality of choice to investors and key stakeholders whilst building on the strong social, intellectual and resource capital within our locality.