Derrick De Souza has over 17 years of experience consulting businesses in various capacities, from corporate restructuring, mergers and acquisitions, valuations, and strategic planning, to accounting, taxation, auditing, and financial advisory. His experience spans across prominent markets in Singapore, Malaysia, London, Korea, Hong Kong, and Australia, advising businesses on inbound Australian investments as well as outbound off-shore business investments for Australian companies.
Between the year 2006 to the year 2013, Derrick held the position of a Managing Partner in a mid-tier Accounting practice in Sydney. He currently holds a non-executive director position at Timah Resources Limited (ASX code: TML), Actcelerate Investment Group Ltd (NSX code: AIG), and several private companies in Australia. Derrick is a Registered Tax Agent with the Australian Tax Agents Board and also holds a New South Wales Real Estate Licence.
Derrick De Souza has a Bachelor of Accountancy from the University of Singapore (1976) and has successfully completed the Executive Development Year program run jointly by the Institute of Corporate Managers, Secretaries and Administrators, and the University of New South Wales (1989).
He completed a Post Diploma in Financial Services (Financial Planning) endorsed by the financial planning and wealth management industry in Australia, and a 2-year postgraduate Diploma in Applied Finance and Investment at the Securities Institute of Australia accredited by the Australian financial industry. Derrick is an associate member of CPA Australia.