Chairman of the Nomination Committee
Date of appointment to the Board
9 May 2017
Other current appointments
Derek is Chair of Informa plc and private companies: Imagesound Limited and Salmon Developments Limited. Derek also has several other private business interests.
Derek was Chair of Huntsworth plc from December 2014 to March 2019. He was also previously Chief Executive Officer of Tom Cobleigh plc and Chair of Leapfrog Day Nurseries Limited, East Midlands Development Agency, Sport England and British Amateur Boxing Association Limited.
Skills and experience
• Experienced chairman and entrepreneur;
• Extensive career in ownership, managerial, operational and commercial roles in service industries;
• Wealth of commercial and governance experience within various sectors; and
• Promotes robust debate and an open and engaged culture.
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