Derek Taylor has spent over 40 years in the banking and finance industry. He has held various positions, latterly as Managing Director of a new start finance company in Sydney, Australia.
On his return to the UK he joined the board of an NHS Foundation Trust, which specialised in Mental Health. He was appointed Senior Independent Director and served three terms on the board before retiring in 2016.
Derek is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development-FCIPD and a Fellow of the Institute of Administrative Management- F.inst.AM.
Derek has three children and four grandchildren and lives in Chester with his wife Shân.