Darren Rudd is Head of Corporate Affairs for Tata Consultancy Services, a global leader in IT services, consulting, technology and digital solutions and part of the wider Tata Group Executive team in Australia including Jaguar Land Rover (owned by Tata Motors), Tata Communications, Tata Steel and Tata Beverages.
Darren has had an international career including postings in Hong Kong and China where he was the principal in establishing an art bank scheme for Chinese art in Shanghai. His career spans management positions at AT&T, IBM and BHP. Immediately prior to joining Tata, he held held corporate affairs roles with Australia’s largest national infrastructure company, the National Broadband Network, and leadership roles at Alcatel-Lucent domestically and globally,
Darren is a board member of the State Library of New South Wales Foundation and the India Australia Business and Community Awards. He is a member of the advisory boards of Asia Society Australia and the Australia India Youth Dialogue. He was President of the Australian Business School (AGSM) Alumni in Sydney at the University of New South Wales, and a member of the University of New South Wales Business School Alumni Advisory Board and the Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia (New South Wales).
Darren holds a Bachelor of Information Technology and Communication from the University of Wollongong, an MBA (Executive) from the University of New South Wales (AGSM). He is currently undertaking a Master of International Relations at the University of Sydney. Darren has also undertaken executive courses with the University of Michigan (Ann Arbor) and Harvard University.