Derek Rice

Associate Director

Development Consultancy

Derek is highly experienced, skilled and commercially minded building surveyor, employer’s agent and project manager with strong negotiating skills and financial awareness, gained over 39 years in the construction industry in an ever-changing residential development environment.

He is leading a team of EA’s within PRP’s Development Consultancy team, Derek’s team provide a wide range of development services to a mixed range of clients, from new business opportunities, land led and S106 schemes.

Derek is highly experienced in negotiating contracts on behalf of both Nation House Builders and RP’s, delivery schemes to award winning quality, on time and budget.

Derek has worked on a varied type of projects from new build, refurbishment, Listed Buildings and Party Wall Awards.

Having worked for a contractor for 19 years, a private practice for 11 years and a housing association for 8 years, his particular strengths include the ability to procure new business, engage, manage and build relationships with customers and stakeholders and communicate at all levels.