Derek is an innovative business leader and coach with more than 15 years’ experience in senior roles at GM and CEO level. He has vast experience in developing and implementing strategic plans; building high performing cultures; developing sales and leadership teams. He has also led large-scale business and change leadership projects.
He is passionate about customer experience and working with SME business owners to develop a laser focus on their goals and identifying the key enablers to achieve these goals. He’s learnt from experience that the real magic is in the ability to articulate the vision and getting the team actively involved in developing and implementing the plan.
While Derek loves coaching and mentoring, he’s also passionate about helping develop and implement robust governance and decision-making frameworks to support the growth of more established businesses.
Areas of expertise
• Defining vision, value, goals and strategy
• Key business enablers and business planning
• Building high performing cultures
• Sales strategy, process, capability & confidence
• Customer segmentation frameworks
• Business reporting, decision making & governance
• Chill Technology
• Agri Tune
• Right House
• The Warehouse
• Urban Solutions
• Thomas's Department Store
• The Labour Exchange
• Hawk Ellery
"Derek has a unique skill set to work at both a strategic level and an operational level to ensure the effective implementation of a business strategy."
Right House Limited