Derek is a British Citizen and the majority shareholder in KK. Born in Bermuda, Derek is a professional manager who retired from the American International Group (AIG), after 34 years of service in Asia, Africa, Europe, the Caribbean, Latin America and the USA. He was also previously a Director of AAR Health Services in Kenya. He has lived in Nairobi for the last 25 years. He is on the committee of the American Chamber of Commerce (Kenya).