Derreck has worked as a professor, coach, facilitator, communications coach, and now executive coach over the course of the last 25 years with the last thirteen in Asia. He specializes in working with corporate employees at all levels to hone their messages, build & manage teams and work well with colleagues and clients to maximize business outputs.
He has worked with multi-nationals from six continents - Asia, North & South America, Europe, Africa & Australia within diverse industries throughout the Fortune 500 index and beyond.
An adjunct professor at Shanghai’s Fudan University, he specializes in a wide range of communication competencies. Lately he has primarily focused on helping multinational corporate managers adjust to the new style of leadership required due to the new political and regulatory climate and high exposure multimedia world. Derreck started his professional career as an Asian Studies professor and has focused his learning on understanding the complex cultural, language and communication differences among all peoples and specifically North America/Europe and China. In 2007, he organized and led a team of professionals to revamp the Shanghai education system by effectively integrating Western application oriented and Eastern acquisition oriented teaching methodologies. His passion for helping corporate employees to change their mindset, behavioral habits and control their messaging has translated into his client’s success. Quotes like the one below say it all . . .