Derek works closely with senior leadership teams providing strategic insight and is responsible for assessing and prioritizing new business opportunities. From 2007 to 2019 Derek was with Parkland Pipeline Contractors where he held positions of increasing responsibility from Project Management to Vice President of Operations. In 2017 he was named President where he held the position until joining Arnett & Burgess. Derek holds a degree from the University of Calgary. His extensive industry experience established his commitment to the importance of implementing solid business practices to ensure successful and safe project delivery. Derek is passionate about family and coaching hockey. When time permits, he enjoys watersports, downhill skiing, squash, and golf.