Derek joined Billericay Lions in 2007 and has undertaken a large number of roles to serve his club, community and the Lions District 105EA.
Derek has attended various District Conventions, Multiple District Conventions, the Lionesses National Conference, Europa Forum and the International Convention in Hamburg.
Derek has also been involved in many District Events. In addition to the many events where the Membership/PR Stand has been involved, Derek has also taken part in the Houses of Parliament visit for UN Day, the Lord Mayor’s Show parade and many others.
In addition to a number of Club President’s awards and a Membership Award, Derek was awarded the International President’s medal for Leadership in 2014.
Outside of Lions, Derek is involved with other charities, including the British Computer Society and Royal British Legion.
Derek is a retired Software Sales Director, married to Sheila with 3 adult children.