Derek is a partner in RSM’s Business Services team and acts as a client service and lead partner for a variety of privately owned businesses. 

Derek joined RSM in 2020, having spent the previous 17 years as an audit partner in a Big 4 Accountancy firm in the Thames Valley where he specialised in advising in life sciences, motor retail, financial services and private equity backed businesses. Prior to this he held a senior position at the UKs fifth largest motor retailer.

Derek established chaired and spoke at a number of industry clubs in motor retail, life sciences and private equity. He has contributed to industry discussions in motor retail and been a speaker at a number of seminars and events.