Derek James
Derek James

Derek James is and Automobile Underwriting Specialist at Sovereign Insurance.

Derek has worked in the insurance industry since 2004, as a direct writer, broker and an underwriter. His most enjoyable roles have always involved mentoring and training. Along the way, Derek has developed a true passion for projects that improve productivity and efficiency in the workplace.

Derek is a Chartered Insurance Professional and holds a Management Degree in Human Resources from the University of Lethbridge, as well as a diploma in Business Administration from the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology.

When Derek isn’t underwriting commercial auto policies, he enjoys skiing in the winter and golfing in the summer with his wife Melissa.