Derek Holmes

Derek Holmes, Director Strategy and Communications, Sand and Gravel Association
Company: 
BC Stone, Sand and Gravel Association
Job Title: 
Director Strategy and Communications and Past President
Bio: 

Derek Holmes is an industry veteran with more than 20 years of experience in construction based aggregates.  He holds a bachelor’s degree in environmental chemistry from the University of Victoria, a Master of Business Administration from Simon Fraser University and is a Registered Professional Chemist in B.C. 

Derek has worked primarily in British Columbia developing, operating and managing aggregate based operations for a number of clients and businesses over the years and currently works as an independent mining industry consultant.  Derek has been involved in all aspects of the industry ranging from complex stakeholder relations to mergers and acquisitions to ownership in a quarry producing high quality granite to customers in the Lower Mainland.  Derek is a member of the Board of Directors of the B.C. Stone, Sand and Gravel Association, served two terms as President, and currently acts as the Association’s director of strategy and communications.