Derrick Cheung - Building Business Capability

Derrick Cheung


President & CEO


Defence Construction Canada


Prior to his appointment as Defence Construction Canada’s (DCC) President and CEO, Derrick has held high-level positions with large publicly-traded, private and public complex organizations. With expertise in the defence (infrastructure, equipment, materiel, environment and real property), transportation (air, rail, marine, road and public transportation), infrastructure (roads, bridges, and public works), real estate and energy industries, he has demonstrated proficiency in realizing strategic outcomes, optimizing performance, maximizing productivity and championing operational excellence.

Under Derrick’s leadership, DCC received a variety of awards from industry, professional associations and as one of Canada’s Best Employers, as well as winning all categories of the Federal Employment Equity Achievement Awards, of which included recognizing Derrick as an Employment Equity Champion.

Derrick is a Chartered Director (C.Dir.) and holds master’s degrees in Laws (International Business), Business Administration, and Arts (Leading Innovation and Change). He is also a former Advisory Committee member of the University of Waterloo’s Waterloo Institute for Sustainable Aeronautics.

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