Derek Thomson

Director - Clean Energy and ESG

Derek is an experienced Executive and Director with a career spanning Energy, Mining, Oil and Gas, Telecommunications, Media, Life Sciences and Transport.  Prior to joining InterFinancial, Derek was CEO of an ASX listed nano technology company.

Derek has a background in corporate advisory work in energy and technology and has recently been working in the field of clean energy transition, executing renewable energy business frameworks.

“The way we live is transitioning to facilitate lower carbon emissions. I’m passionate about playing a role that helps remove the barriers that enable us to consume the energy we need to sustain our lives without contributing to climate change.”

Areas of expertise

  • Leadership of large projects
  • Finance
  • Commercialisation of technology
  • Financial Management to CFO level
  • Business Development
  • Product Development
  • Marketing

Qualifications and professional affiliations

  • MBA, Corporate Strategy – Macquarie University Graduate School of Management
  • Bachelor of Business and Finance – University Western Sydney
  • Non Executive Director – HELP Enterprises
  • Member of Australian Institute of Company Directors and Advisory Board Council