Derek is a Professional Engineer, a Chartered Accountant and a Registered Auditor. Although qualified as an electronics engineer, his engineering background includes owning and managing a machineshop and welding operation which formed and joined specialised metals such as the Stainless Steels, the Hastelloys, Aluminium and Titanium.
He subsequently joined Harbour and Associates Inc, a firm of Chartered Accountants and auditors, as their Management Consultant. After qualifying as a Chartered Accountant, he ultimately acquired the practice and is now responsible for practice development which includes consulting and client liaison.
His investments are in commercial and residential property and he is an expert on trusts for wealth protection and estate planning.
Derek is a generalist and a pragmatist with over forty years of business experience.
His main areas of interest as a mediator are partner relationships, general business and investment property.
Derek is based in Johannesburg.
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