Chief Commercial Officer, CCO
Derk is from the Netherlands but grew up in Nairobi, Kenya. He studied Industrial Engineering and Business Administration at the University of Twente in the Netherlands, where he obtained an MSc.
He started his own business process consultancy company carrying out business process improvements, and change management projects for corporate clients. He has worked on implementation projects at among others, ABN AMRO Bank, carrying out system, change management and business process outsourcing projects in Singapore, Hong Kong, London, Frankfurt, Paris, and New York.
Derk joined Amicorp in 2007, taking on the role of Business Process Outsourcing Project Manager for the Americas. He since went on to head both the Amicorp Shanghai office and the Curaçao office respectively, both as Managing Director. As of 2017, Derk stepped down from the local office management role to become Chief Operational Officer. Recently in 2019, he switched to a more commercial role as Chief Commercial Officer.
Derk has sound knowledge and experience in facilitating cross border investments and financial transactions. He led the task force for the set-up of the Dutch Caribbean Securities Exchange (DCSX) on Curaçao, for which he also acted as Chairman of the Supervisory Board. Furthermore, he is a Board Member of the Amicorp Community Foundation (ACF), and of Fundashon Tuma Mi Man, one of the ACF’s larger projects.