Darmain’s background is in law in which he has over a decade of practice experience. He currently consults in the field of data privacy especially in the context of emerging technologies
where he advises clients on privacy framework development, privacy policies, risk mitigation and data breach incident management. With a keen interest in the ethical concerns arising in
technology he co-founded the Data Ethics Society of Asia (DESA), a think tank aimed at leading thought and discourse arising from the use of data, algorithmic regulation and AI in the context
of altruistic values.