Derek is the Principal of Urban Design at PWL Partnership and a LEED® Accredited Landscape Architect. He brings over twenty years of experience in community master planning, regenerative urban waterfronts, and public realm design across North America, Asia, the United Kingdom, and the Middle East.
Serving as the creative lead on design teams at PWL, Derek focuses on innovative placemaking with a view to improve people’s overall health and quality of life. Derek’s infectious passion for innovation is grounded by extensive experience in design, public engagement and providing oversight in project implementation. His experience and ingenuity is evident in all scales of work, from large-scale master plans to custom details that celebrate a site’s unique character.
Derek’s ability to quickly translate conceptual ideas into graphic form effectively bring ideas to life.