Derek is responsible for the financial health of the company, and to provide strategic leadership as a partner to the CEO and Board. To accomplish these objectives, he provides oversight and guidance directly in the operations of the business, seeking to assist all staff in delivering better financial and strategic outcomes.
He is a member of the company’s Board Credit Committee, Staff Investment Committee, Procurement Committee and Pension Committee.
Before joining Calvert Impact Capital:
Derek built his career at the intersection of finance and corporate strategy. For over 20 years he applied his skills on both sides of the Atlantic -- directly in corporations and through his investment banking role at RBS.
He also led the Innovative Finance portfolio at the World Bank, working with governments around the world to design and manage financial structures such as IFFIm, AgResults and the AMC.
Derek spent three years as a member of GAVI’s Audit and Finance Committee, three years as a member of RBS’s first-stage Credit Committee, and two years on the Board of the Treasury Management Association in his home country of Canada.
Outside of work, Derek enjoys:
Coaching youth hockey; speaking to students and investors about the importance of impact investing; writing articles and commentaries in the field of finance; and reading a good thriller novel.
Derek's favorite travel destinations are:
Everywhere with a Disney Park.