Current position and background
From 2011 to 2017 Derek was a non-Executive Chair of South West One Ltd, a public-private shared services partnership in Somerset. He was also a Governor of the University of St Mark and St John and of the Wells Cathedral School.
From 1999 to 2011 Derek was Registrar and Secretary (Chief Operating Officer) at the University of Bristol and prior to that was Finance Director for a number of large retail groups for 12 years.
Term ends: 30 April 2020