After graduating from Glasgow College of Technology (now Glasgow Caledonian University) with a BSc. in Computer Information Systems, Derek began his career as a graduate programmer with Weir Systems which later became Maxima Information Group. Derek's experience covered managing multiple developments, consulting and technical staff in the UK and further afield. 

As Head of Key Accounts, Derek works closely with our ferry reservation and ticketing clients to ensure that our products and services are continually evolving to meet our customer's changing needs. As a long-standing member of the company, he has worked with some clients for more than 20 years, providing invaluable technical knowledge and customer insight.

Derek also holds a PgD in Advanced Computer Systems Development from Paisley University (now University of the West of Scotland).