CEO New Zealand / Project Director
Derek has a Bachelor degree in Mechanical Engineering and a Masters of Fire Engineering from the University of Canterbury, New Zealand.
Derek has over 17 years of experience in performance-based fire engineering design including international design experience in New York. Whilst Derek is the CEO of the New Zealand part of Holmes Fire the majority of his time is spent as a practicing fire engineer driving value into large projects at the front end.
Derek is a Chartered Professional Engineer (CPEng) and a Member of the Institution of Professional Engineers New Zealand (IPENZ), and a Member of the Society of Fire Protection Engineers (SFPE).