Derek Cockburn, CPA CGA, PCMP Cert.
Derek Cockburn is the Manager Financial Operations
and Procurement supporting the Economy Sector ministries within the
Province of British Columbia. Derek has more than 30 years of
accounting and finance experience covering both the private sector
and the public sector, working in both ministries and central
agencies. Derek's expertise covers such areas as financial
management, procurement frameworks, strategic planning, auditing
and building financial acumen.
Derek has a CPA, CGA designation, a Procurement and Contract
Management Program designation (PCMP Cert.) from the Province of
BC, and a Bachelor of Commerce degree, with a major in finance and
a minor in accounting, from Concordia University in Montreal,
Derek is involved in many cross-government committees, as well
as a volunteer in several community-based organizations.
Derek has been a dedicated member of the FMI Victoria Chapter for
many years, having held basically every position on the local