Derek is Associate Vice President and Global Head of Distribution Compliance at John Hancock/Manulife. His responsibilities include oversight of the compliance teams responsible for the sales and advertising review programs for the firm’s mutual fund, insurance, retirement, and institutional businesses. In addition, Derek oversees the company’s social media compliance program. Prior to joining the firm he was the chief compliance officer for Putnam Investments’ broker-dealer and held other compliance roles at State Street and Funds Distributors. He has been in the compliance field since 1995 and holds the Investment Foundations Certificate from the CFA Institute and has completed the Leading Innovative Change: Executive Education Program sponsored by the University of California, Berkeley Hass School of Business. Derek served on the Liberal Arts Alumni Society Board of Directors from 1999 to 2005 and is currently active with the Liberal Arts Alumni Mentor Program. He and his wife, Abby, and their two sons live outside of Boston, Massachusetts.