Derek has enjoyed a successful career of more than 20 years in the management of change and business transformation across the petrochemical, mining, automotive, transport and government sectors. Much of this experience has been in the implementation of improved business models, processes and enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems. Recent interest and specialisation has been in the management of capital projects and successful 'mega-project' integration and delivery. Derek improves the link between strategy and behaviour with the help of integrated decision making software and tools.
His experience includes organisational design and re-structuring, team building and integration, conflict resolution, leadership development, high performing teams, strategic planning, workshop facilitation and coaching at senior, middle management and supervisory levels within an organisation. He continues to deliver in the business development, account and project management contexts.
He holds a BA (Hons) degree in Industrial Psychology from the University of Port Elizabeth.