Derek is an experienced executive with a passion for leading the development of new and existing businesses and social enterprises-often with diverse teams in complex operating environments. He has a broad range of skills from financial management and corporate finance to change and general management which have been developed and applied over 12 years working in a variety of organisations across the globe.
GRID Finance is The Small Business Capital Platform in Ireland that provides small business owners with access to a smart capital mix to grow and expand their businesses. Private individuals, family offices and funds can place liquidity on ‘the GRID’ and lend directly to established and low risk Irish businesses. Investors are earning an average return of between 7%-9% on the GRID