Derek Mackenzie is an Executive Director of Investigo and a board member.
Derek joined Investigo in 2017, having spent over twenty years’ in the Technology recruitment sector, latterly as Managing Director of one of the UK’s most successful IT recruitment businesses. Derek’s background is in permanent recruitment of senior IT professionals across a variety of industry sectors, though he also has a wealth of experience across contract/interim recruitment.
During his career Derek has worked on IT Director, CIO and CTO mandates for a range of clients, from SMEs to household names. More recently he’s focused on providing clients with tailored recruitment campaigns and out-sourced solutions.
Derek’s approach has always been to partner with candidates and clients to ensure the optimum understanding of their individual goals and in turn, the right solution. He passionately believes in respecting individuality and playing to people’s strengths.
When not at work, Derek is an avid traveller and visits numerous continents each year. He also loves good restaurants and is a bit of a ‘culture-vulture’.