About Darren Davis
President and Chief Executive Officer, Ma’aden
Following a 20-year banking career, Darren Davis joined Ma’aden in 2012 as Director of Corporate Finance before being elevated to Vice President, Corporate Finance in 2013 and acting CEO in 2018. His financing experience has primarily been in the natural resources and energy sectors and he has lived and worked in the Middle East since 1999.
His experience includes mergers and acquisitions, strategic advisory, debt raising, project finance and debt restructuring. At Ma’aden, Davis has focused on managing the company’s extensive fund raising program and has played leading roles in establishing joint ventures with Mosaic and Barrick Gold. He was appointed CFO in 2016. He is a Board member of Ma’aden Wa’ad Al Shamal Phosphate Company (MWSPC) and of Ma’aden Barrick Copper Company (MBCC). He is also chairman of Ma’aden Infrastructure Company.
Davis graduated in 1991 from Aston University, UK with a bachelor’s degree in business and administration. He is an Associate of the Association of Corporate Treasurers (UK).