Derek is the Gas Safety Superintendent and leads a team of managers and safety specialists across the 70,000 sm service territory. Derek and his team are dedicated to ensuring each employee goes home injury free and are on a journey to help Gas Operations become the safest, most reliable gas company in the United States.
Previously, Derek was the Manager of the Gas Operations Performance Management and Continuous Improvement team for PG&E. Derek led a small team of analysts in the identification of key performance indicators, benchmarking operations, and translating insight into improvement plans.
Prior to joining PG&E, Derek led project teams on major electric and gas transmission capital projects as the Director in an energy consulting company. Prior to this role, Derek was a decorated Officer in the United States Navy for 12 years, serving on destroyers and nuclear powered aircraft carriers in roles varying from ordnance and operations to nuclear engineering. Derek left active duty to spend more time with his family.
Derek holds a MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, and a BS from the United States Naval Academy.