Darren Karjama is the Head of Communications at GGGI. Since 2006 Darren has been working in the marketing, communications and business development teams of some of the world’s largest financial institutions. At GGGI he and his team develop and implement the organization’s media, communications and marketing strategy – aligning it with the objectives of the overarching GGGI Strategic Plan 2015-2020.
Prior to joining GGGI Darren managed Cleantech Capital Markets, a boutique sell-side equity investment research shop covering cleantech issuers listed on the TSX and TSXV. In addition, he was board member of SolarShare, North America’s largest renewable energy co-operative, where he contributed extensively to the development of the organization’s retail investment offering, project modelling and financing strategies. Earlier in his career he worked with both State Street and BNP Paribas where he created and managed business development strategies, product marketing and corporate communications for the institutional investor audience.
In addition to working in his native Canada, he has spent over 10 years living and working abroad in the UK, France, Switzerland and Russia and has travelled extensively to many emerging markets.
Darren completed his M.A. in the UK at University College London and his undergraduate degree in Ottawa Canada at Carleton University.