Darren Sheppard has been a member of Fonclaire Steel Orchestra for 40 years. He is an Arranger, Composer, Producer, Tutor and Drummer. He was instrumental in founding Fusion Steel and is a founding member of several steel orchestras, including New Wave, New Dimension Steel Orchestra and Jessie Ketchum Pan Vibrations in Toronto, Canada.
In 1990, he won Teen Talent and placed third in Caribbean Amateur Night at the Apollo in New York City.
He is a former External Relations Officer at Pan Trinbago (Canada Office), former Trustee at Pan Trinbago (South Central Region Office) and former External Relations Officer of the Central Executive of Pan Trinbago. He is also a former Clico Agent.