Derek is currently a Director with OMERS Private Equity, with a focus on the origination, execution and management of private equity investments across North America. Since joining in 2014, Derek has played an active role in Private Equity’s asset management efforts with Premise Health and Caliber Collision, collaborating closely with company management on various strategic initiatives. He also played an active role in Private Equity’s successful exit of its investment in Husky Injection Molding.

Prior to joining Private Equity, Derek worked at Scotiabank in the investment banking group, with a focus on the technology, media and telecom sector. Before beginning this professional career, Derek pursued a career as a professional hockey player.

Derek studied Business Administration at Brock University in St. Catharines, Ontario.

Derek coaches hockey in Burlington, and spends as much time as he can with his wife Brittany, traveling the world.