Derek Walker

Derek is one of the founding directors at Walker Sime. While surfing on Bondi Beach in Australia, Derek met Jon Sime and 10 years later the Company was formed. He is responsible for ensuring we deliver the highest quality service possible. He is a Quantity Surveyor by profession but has project managed many schemes over the years always looking at ways of adding value for the Customer, he is very client focused and leads by example.


Derek is an avid football supporter, a poor golfer and loves all kinds of high-adrenalin sporting activities. He is married with three children and lives on the edge of the Peak District.


Derek’s experience includes working in London for 10 years before moving back to Manchester in 1996. Working with commercial developers, end users and landlords throughout his career in virtually every sector of the industry has ensured that he is prepared for most eventualities within the construction environment. He is passionate about providing the Client with the best service possible. | 0161 872 9955