Derrick joined the investment team at Covington Capital Corporation in 2011. He is focused on the review of business plans, the negotiation of potential investments and the management of portfolio companies. Prior to Covington, Derrick was a Director with VenGrowth Private Equity Partners Inc., with a focus on mezzanine investments and buy-outs. Derrick has also worked in mergers & acquisitions at Wolseley plc. and at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP in the Assurance and Business Advisory Services group.
Derrick holds an Honours Bachelor of Mathematics degree (with distinction), and a Master of Accounting degree. As well, he is a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA, CA) and holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation (CFA).
Derrick’s track record comprises of a number of exits including: Party Packagers Inc. and OnCorp Direct Inc.