Councillor Derek Robertson

Graduated from the University of Windsor in 1993 and currently managing a technology company based in Chatham; Derek continues to fulfill a lifelong commitment to community by serving on Chatham-Kent Municipal Council after being first elected in 2010.

Education / Experience

  • Graduated from the University of Windsor in 1993 with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Sociology

  • Served as a Special Assistant and Legislative Assistant to the Solicitor General of Canada and Chairperson of the Standing Committee of Justice and Legal Affairs.

  • Former Vice President of SelectCore Ltd., a leading Canadian provider in retail point of sale activation solutions, specializing in the prepaid financial and telecommunications markets.

  • Currently fulfills the role of Chief Business Officer of TransForm, a leading Shared Service Organization in the health care sector

Community Involvement

  • Board Member Community Living Chatham-Kent

  • Member Chatham-Kent Cultural Coalition

  • Member Chatham-Kent Accessibility Committee

  • Member Active Community Steering Committee

  • Past Chair of the Chatham Kent YMCA

  • Past Board Member of the Chatham-Kent Chamber of Commerce

  • Past Board Member of the Chatham-Kent United Way


  • First elected to Council in 2010

  • Chair, Chatham-Kent Audit Committee

  • Vice President of a technology company with over $80M in revenue, employing 50 people in Chatham-Kent