Des joined DriveTech in May 2017. He has considerable public, private and third sector leadership experience having undertaken roles within criminal justice, health and driver education. He was Managing Director at TTC; Non-Executive Director at Nottingham City Primary Care Trust; Head of Commissioning for Cancer & End of Life Care for Derbyshire Primary Care Trust, and Executive Lead (Youth Offending) for Derby City Community Safety Partnership.
He has performed advisory roles to the Youth Justice Board and The Open University in the construction of the foundation degree and practitioner qualifications in criminal justice. Prior to becoming a manager Des qualified and worked as a Probation Officer.
Des was lucky enough to spend 12 years as an assistant referee on the FA Premiership and the Football League. He is married to Caroline, has two children and two granddaughters.
Des is committed to reducing deaths and serious injuries on our roads.