Derek has over 15 years experience in major infrastructure projects with a strong background in commercial management, procurement and project delivery. He has gained experience through his involvement in the procurement and delivery of numerous large infrastructure projects including the Cross City Tunnel, Epping to Chatswood Rail Line and more recently the Northern Beaches Hospital Connectivity and Network Enhancement Project. Derek’s experience in project procurement and his ability to think innovatively through problems was instrumental in the development of an innovative approach to procurement that led to the award of a D&C Contract 3 months ahead of Business as Usual practises.
Derek has led multidisciplinary teams in project delivery roles, this has included as Delivery Manager for the NSW Governments Housing Stimulus Package, where he was responsible for delivering over 400 housing units in 18 months.
He has significant experience in developing and implementing effective and efficient Program Governance and Program Reporting having worked with clients including State Water, NSW Housing, City of Sydney and Northern Territory Housing.
Derek joined E3 Advisory in early 2015 after 13 years with Evans & Peck.