Derek is currently in the BBA program at Laurier and is pursuing a minor in statistics. In the Winter of 2022, he worked in advisory and compliance, supporting multiple projects at SVX (impact-driven financial services firm). He is currently a Venture Capital Fall Analyst at Good News Ventures (pre-seed and seed tech). As Vice President of Internal, he is responsible for coordinating interdepartmental communication, moderating team meetings, and promoting a healthy team environment. He grew up in Toronto, Ontario, where he graduated from North Toronto Collegiate Institute. In his spare time, he enjoys producing music, going to the gym, and cooking.