Darren Martin

Darren is an industry-recognized thought leader on the power of connecting people, data and technology to deliver stronger outcomes and help us engineer a better future for our planet and its people. He thrives on shaping and delivering digital transformation that enables large, complex organizations to leverage innovative new technologies and deliver extraordinary results.

As Chief Digital Officer, Darren leads the global digital strategy for AtkinsRéalis, a world-leading design engineering and project management company that works to transform the world’s infrastructure and energy systems. Darren is responsible for developing and scaling the organization’s digital capabilities to help deliver solutions that support strong client outcomes, maximize efficiency and commercial performance, and reduce our environmental impact.

Darren joined AtkinsRéalis from McKinsey & Company, where he was the global CTO for McKinsey’s Operations Practice and Capital Excellence Program, leading innovation on generative AI, software development and data science. He has also served as global CTO at two other energy and built environment consultancies. In these roles, Darren helped deliver digital transformation policies that added $100M to the bottom line and developed practical expertise in everything from identifying client challenges to determining how large organizations can best integrate powerful AI and data analytics into their products and services.

Darren began his career in a startup as a cofounding developer before rising through the ranks to hold a global leadership position at one the world’s largest digital technology organizations.