Hugh Darwell

Director, Business Development, Corporate & Private Clients

Hugh Darwell

Hugh has been operating in the financial markets for over 30 years. After graduating from the University of Sydney in 1983, Hugh joined Peat Marwick in the Taxation Services area. In 1987 he joined Chase AMP Bank in Sydney as the Australian head of tax, moving into the Structured Finance field in 1990. He remained at the bank through its incarnations as Chase Manhattan Bank and JP Morgan Chase until April 2004, when he held the position of Head of Structured Finance Asia Pacific.

In 2005, Hugh moved to Singapore as Managing Director and head of the ING Bank N.V. Structured Solutions business for Asia Pacific before joining Vistra in November 2015. A strong focus on accounting, regulatory, tax and legal issues throughout the region was required for his transactional and advisory work. Hugh has vast experience in structured finance, securitisation and structured treasury products.

Hugh is a qualified Chartered Accountant and Chartered Tax Advisor in Australia. He has a Bachelor of Economics and Bachelor of Laws degrees from the University of Sydney.

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