Derek started his career in Safety during 2000 as an Occupational Health and Safety training officer within the corporate environment and later moved into the Governance and Operation fields of Safety management where he remained until his voluntary early retirement as Senior Manager Risk and Compliance / Occupational health and Safety in 2019.
Certificate in training – Rand Afrikaans University
Integrated Internal SHEQ auditor – Certificate
SAMTRAC – Certificate / Cum laude
OHSAS 18001:2007 & ISO 14001:2004 certified
Risk Assessor – Certificate
Incident investigations – Certificate
Environmental Management & Systems – Certificate