Managing Partner (Hong Kong), NewQuest Capital Partners
Darren Massara is a founding partner of NewQuest and oversees the firm’s overall strategy and fund raising and chairs the Investment Committee. Mr. Massara has more than 20 years of experience in private equity in emerging markets globally, with a particular focus on the Asia Pacific Region.
Previously, Mr. Massara was Managing Director at Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BAML) and led BAML’s Asia Private Equity Group based in Hong Kong. Prior to BAML, he spent over eight years in various roles at the International Finance Corporation (IFC), the private sector arm of the World Bank Group based in Washington DC. Prior to IFC, he worked in various capacities for the US Government and the private sector on international trade and investment issues.
Mr. Massara has an MBA from the MIT Sloan School of Management, a Master’s degree in Law and Diplomacy from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, and an undergraduate degree from Cornell University. Mr. Massara has previously served on UNPRI's Advisory Committee for Private Equity.