KPMG in the UK
Derek is Head of Audit in Reading. Derek has been a partner for 12 years. Prior to working at KPMG Derek held a senior finance position in a £billion turnover multi-site automotive retailer. Derek has also worked as a consultant account in a major clearing bank. Derek is Head of Automotive Retail for KPMG in the UK. His audit experience includes a number of the UKs top 100 motor retailers (Ridgeway Group, Cambria Automotive Plc Citygate Automotive, Renault Retail Group, Jemca and Park Lane) and OEMs/finance companies (BMW, Alphabet Renault and Honda). Derek is an enterprise partner and his clients range from early stage start up businesses (particularly in the life sciences sector) to substantial family owned Private equity backed and AIM listed businesses. Outside work Derek is a governor of a local girls school and a keen runner and long suffering Reading FC and Scotland football fan.
Bachelor of Science International Finance, City University Business School England
Member, Chartered Institute of Accountants in England and Wales
ACA - ICAEW
Governor of a local girls school