Derek is a founding Partner of PSFI and specialises in the areas of strategy, profit enhancement, business development and strategic marketing.
He has worked with over 40 firms including Magic Circle and Silver Circle law firms, the Big Four and mid-tier accounting firms, major international consulting firms and indigenous national firms in the UK and Europe.
Derek has developed several innovative interventions that help partners and leaders of professional services firms be more effective in achieving their goals.
Derek has also published various evidenced based papers and articles including:
Derek spent the first 15 years of his career at Ernst & Young as a fee-earning accountant before becoming EY’s Director of Planning and Research. He has also held roles as Marketing and Business Development Director for fast growth entrepreneurial businesses at EY, and Marketing Director at Mazars, the international accounting and advisory firm.
In addition to being a Chartered Accountant, Derek has an MBA with distinction from London Business School.