General Manager Technology & Innovation, Perenti Mining
Darren Kwok is the General Manager – Technology and Innovation at Perenti. In this role, Darren oversees all operational technology for the four mining businesses in the Perenti group of companies – Barminco, African Underground Mining Services, Ausdrill and African Mining Services. The Perenti Group has become one of the largest diversified global mining services companies to offer both surface and underground mining solutions at scale.
Since joining Barminco in 2016 as innovation technology lead, Darren has brought his passion and leadership to the larger Perenti mining group. His remit now includes around 55 global mining projects, employing 7,000 employees covering both underground and surface mining operations.
Darren and his team are implementing a large number of projects to realise Perenti’s vision for the mine of the future. These projects drive specific efficiency, productivity and safety outcomes to deliver enduring value and certainty for mining clients.
Darren holds a Bachelor of Management and Marketing and has over 10 years’ experience in developing and implementing technology strategy in the automotive and mining industries.