Derek has over 30 years’ experience in the wealth management industry, including a decade of working within HSBC’s Corporate Banking in Pall Mall. During this time, he provided regulated financial advice to businesses and their owners.
In 2012, he left HSBC to found eightfourtwo. His specialism is investment management and the associated estate/succession planning to individuals who owned businesses and where applicable, the subsequent sale, merger and listing of these companies.
Derek’s primary role now is focusing on the performance and success of eightfourtwo, growing the business through his network of contacts which he has built up over his many years in financial services.
Favourite journey: Being shipped to the South of France on a one-way ticket, aged 11.