- State Manager Queensland
With more than 20 years of rail experience both in Australia and overseas, Derek brings a wealth of knowledge and skill to the NRC Australian team across freight and passenger rail as well as rail infrastructure.
Derek joined Network Rail Consulting in August 2022 as State Manager Queensland, joining the Brisbane team to build upon the great work already delivered in Queensland and strengthen the excellent working relationships NRC has developed with clients and stakeholders there over the last few years.
Prior to joining Network Rail Consulting, Derek was Customer Director at Alstom Transport in Australia responsible for all growth opportunities including urban and freight trains, trams, rail signalling and systems as well as rollingstock maintenance ensuring safe and reliable transport and logistics solutions for his customers.
Derek has a Bachelors Degree with Honours in Mechanical Engineering and Commerce from the University of Melbourne and has recently completed a GDED at the Australian Catholic University. Derek is a motivated senior project, bid and account manager with a proven ability to develop and build relationships through high-level communication, interpersonal and management skills.
Derek is based in Brisbane.