Darren Johnson is Executive Director and Global Chief Operating Officer at Impax Asset Management and sits on the Executive Committee. Darren is a Director of Impax’s Management Company in Ireland and also sits on the UCITS Fund Board. Darren joined Impax in 2007 and during his tenure, he has driven technology and operational transformations, built teams and pioneered the company’s transition into cloud services to support rapid growth.
In addition to his Impax responsibilities, Darren sits on the board of a number of charities and organisations, including St Mungo’s, the largest homeless charity in the UK and the investment advisory board of Comic Relief. Darren is also a prominent advocate of diversity issues across the financial services, is co-founder of TalkAboutBlack , sits on the CIC board of the Diversity Project, which aims to accelerate progress towards the inclusive culture within the investment and savings industry and is on the Standing committee for Investment 20/20, an organisation which provides school leavers and graduates from non-traditional backgrounds with opportunities in asset management.