Derick Walker, Chairman

Derick Walker joined the Foundation Trustees in 2014 and became Chairman in May 2021.

Educated at Westminster and Christ Church, Oxford, Derick took up a career in advertising working for BMP, Leagas Delaney and Ted Bates, before becoming a founder partner of Laing Henry in 1988. Derick moved to Saatchi & Saatchi in 1995 where he was Director and Group Strategic Consultant until 2017.

His son and daughter are former pupils of Sevenoaks School and, prior to becoming a Trustee, Derick was a member of the school's Governing Body between 2002 and 2013.