Derek has 45 years experience in the construction industry and has held the position of project director for the last 25 years.
He has been responsible for the successful delivery of many well-known and iconic projects in both the public and private sectors including at Canary Wharf, Westfield Stratford City and a series of publically funded schemes while working for the London Development Agency. The latter included saving the National Sports Centre at Crystal Palace Park from closure and the delivery of the Stephen Lawrence Centre in Deptford where he was lead for the funding bodies. More recently, Derek worked with Thanet District Council at the Dreamland estate in Margate which has been reborn as a major public attraction.
Derek brings extensive experience of project management and budgetary control to the team as well as strategic planning. He has particular interest in heritage projects.