Founding partner of BroderickHaight Consulting, Derek has attained over 20 years of experience in the international and business development sectors, designing and implementing strategic initiatives for international and domestic organizations while building strategic individual and institutional relationships that leverage years of expertise in business development, project design and fundraising. Derek has trained and managed teams of partners, associates, analysts, interns and volunteers to raise businesses up from the ground level and turn small organizations into competitive powerhouses. With a hearty laugh and deep intensity, Derek has designed, won and executed projects from a wide array of donors appropriate to the program and organizational needs of each client. He has helped several organizations increase their size, diversify their funding base, establish sound operational procedures and successfully move through critical phases of their development.
Derek's countries of work experience include Nepal, Afghanistan, Cambodia, Thailand, Laos, Vietnam, Burma, Pakistan, India, Yemen, Niger, Chad, Nigeria, Ghana, Zambia, South Africa, Rwanda, Zimbabwe, Tanzania, Kenya, Ethiopia, Ukraine, Belarus, Georgia, Sri Lanka, Tajikistan, Egypt and Morocco.
Derek also teaches undergraduate and graduate classes at World Learning SIT Graduate Institute, Whitman College and University of Chicago.