Date of appointment: 1 October 2009
Board committee memberships: Chairman of the nominations and independent sub-committees and a member of the audit, risk, and social, ethics, remuneration and transformation committees.
Significant other directorships: The Smart Life Insurance Company
Number of non-significant directorships: Five
Skills and expertise: Corporate and property finance, general management and business operations, legal, regulatory and corporate governance, risk and opportunity management, strategy development, technology and information governance, human resources and remuneration, consumer marketing, mergers and acquisitions, banking and investment banking experience, internal and external audit, treasury and JSE Listings Requirements.
Experience: Derek has extensive experience in banking and finance and provides consulting services with a specific focus on mergers, acquisitions and corporate finance-related matters.