Derrick is the President and CEO of Bluesky Equities Ltd., an investment management company with interests in real estate, energy, distilling, technology and alternative strategies. He previously co-founded Wild Rose Properties which grew into a portfolio of multi-family residential assets valued in excess of $1 billion. He has invested in more than 50 start-up enterprises.
Derrick sits on the External Advisory Boards of both the “Hunter Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation” at the Haskayne School of Business and the “Hunter Hub for Entrepreneurial Thinking” at the University of Calgary. He also serves as a Director of Futurpreneur Canada, the Beakerhead Creative Society, the Alberta Cancer Foundation Charity Classic and the University of Calgary Energy New Venture Competition.
Derrick is a graduate of Queen’s University and the University of Calgary. He is a member of the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta and was the recipient of the 2018 Management Alumni Excellence (MAX) award from the Haskayne School of Business.