Derek oversees all WTFN’s branded and digital content projects through WTFN BE; the branded and commercial arm of the business.
A journalist by background, Derek spent a decade working in news and television in London, most notably with renowned broadcaster ITN, where he was Executive Producer of Creative and Branded Production. He was instrumental in ITN’s nomination for a prestigious Cannes Lion award for the first ever series of live television adverts in the world.
After moving to Australia in 2014, Derek completed an Executive MBA at Monash University, before joining WTFN in 2015. He has overseen a range of branded projects including the Space Invaders, Bondi Vet, Dream Job for SEEK and Dr Lisa To The Rescue.
Derek has overseen the growth of WTFN’s digital channels particularly Bondi Vet which now boasts over 850,000 Followers and drives 30m+ views per month.