Deryk joined the Newsboys Foundation board in July 2005. He was Treasurer of the Foundation from July 2008 to December 2015. Deryk has been a member of the Audit Committee since May 2009 and was its chairperson until 2016. Deryk was a director of the Newsboys Foundation Trust from July 2013 to December 2021.
Deryk brings 50 years of business experience to the board. He has worked with major companies including BHP, Price Waterhouse, Bank of America, Jardine Fleming and Mallesons (Lawyers). He has also served as a director at Bank of America (Australia Ltd) and at Jardine Fleming (Australia Ltd).