Derek is a Partner and the Chief Operating Officer of Solitude Capital Management. Before joining Solitude, Derek served for two years as Director of Operations for Oasis Management (Hong Kong) LLC, adviser to an approximately $1 billion multi-strategy, multi-asset class Hong Kong based hedge fund. Prior to joining Oasis, Derek worked for eight years in various roles at Northern Trust Hedge Fund Services in Hong Kong and Chicago, including Relationship Manager and Team Leader for their OTC Structured Products team. Derek began his career as an investment accountant at Bank of New York Mellon. Derek earned a Bachelor of Science in Management degree majoring in Finance from Tulane University in New Orleans in 2006 as a Dean’s Honor Scholar. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst and a member of the Hong Kong Society of Financial Analysts (HKSFA), and has taught CFA exam prep classes for Kaplan for two years while in Hong Kong.