Derek has extensive experience in leadership, strategy, business development, agriculture, logistics, real estate, finance, accounting and risk management.

He is currently the Group Chief Executive Officer of TSL Limited, a Zimbabwe Stock Exchange listed company with interests in agriculture, logistics and real estate. Derek has held several leadership positions within that group including Group Chief Operating Officer, Group Chief Finance Officer, Group Operations Executive, Managing Director for the logistics operations, General Manager for the Real estate operations and Group Business Development Executive.

Derek spent 10 years with Deloitte, an international Professional Services firm and was Senior Manager in Assurance Services.

He has worked in New York, New Jersey and the United Arab Emirates. Derek is a Chartered Accountant, a member of Young Presidents Organization (YPO) International, and an Alumnus of Harvard Business School.