Derek is a registered independent security consultant and business change professional with senior management experience in the public sector (Police). He has a significant background security and transformational business change programmes.

Derek has a rich and diverse portfolio of role experiences which has developed in him, a wide range of capabilities. He is an experienced Programme Manager, a successful Change Manager, adept Stakeholder Manager, and strategic thinker with an ability to take complex ideas and find pragmatic ways to operationalise them, creating sustainable solutions and lasting value.

Derek is adaptable and flexible, he is equally at home in advisory and/ or delivery roles. He has a strong sense of vocation, integrity and a successful track record for delivery.

His accreditations include a Diploma in Security Management, GDPR Practitioner, qualified in the Management and Conduct of Security Surveys, Managing Successful Programmes (MSP) practitioner and Lean Yellow Belt practitioner.

Derek is a Member of the Security Institute, The Association of Security Consultants, a Fellow of the Chartered Management Institute and a Chartered Manager.