"Derek is not just an excellent copywriter, but an excellent communicator - able to clearly articulate the approach and rationale behind his work to navigate senior client conversations and build confidence in his output. On top of this, he’s a great guy and total pleasure to work with."
Natalie Hughes, This Place
"Derek recently helped us evaluate complex health related services. His proactive, intelligent, and questioning approach was excellent. He is always looking to deliver user focused and straight forward content. A very pragmatic and intelligent digital professional."
Graham Lockhart, NHS National Services Scotland
"Derek has taught us the real value of good copy – working with him is a no-brainer if you want a guaranteed return on your investment. His smooth process makes working with him a joy and he's our go-to copywriter for all upcoming product launches in the foreseeable future."
Sebastian Schlein, Beyond Code
"Derek is a pleasure to work with – I’d highly recommend him if you need a copywriter who’ll always go the extra mile. His passion for his work is clear to see in the copy he delivers; and he genuinely cares about the projects he works on, always making suggestions for further improvements."
Gemma Francis, Yard
"Derek is our go-to copywriter for all of our product upgrades and launches. He has really helped Gigged.AI grow our user base and compete with much larger companies by the power of his copy. Derek always takes time to fully understand the brief and always delivers first time. I couldn't recommend him more."
Rich Wilson, Gigged.AI
"Derek is clearly an expert in his field. The quality of work he produced was exceptional. He’s able to take complex subject matter and distil it to the essence of what needs to be communicated in a much more natural and modern way."
Angela White, Clydesdale Bank
"Derek has a real talent for taking material that can be incredibly complex or deeply corporate by its nature and turning it into engaging content. We’ll work with him again and recommend you do too."
Alan Ramsay, Connect
"It's been a real pleasure working with Derek. I’ve found him really flexible and able to adapt the way he writes across different types of digital and print copy. He always makes helpful suggestions to make the copy as user friendly as possible – and always keeps the end user in mind."
Katie Fletcher, Equator
"Derek is without a doubt one of the best creative copywriters I've worked with. He knows how to create messages that are clear, simple, concise and effective. And he makes it look easy every time."
Darren Forsyth, OLIVER
"Derek was a joy to work with. His perceptiveness and empathetic approach – along with his ability to listen and appreciate other people’s point of view – make him a unique, best-in-class copywriter."
Marie McKelvie, AXA Insurance
"Derek worked with me recently on developing web copy for a global alcoholic beverage brand. He quickly picked up the brand tone of voice, going above and beyond to produce high quality copy that engages. I look forward to working with him again."
Antonio Conte, OLIVER
"Derek always manages to come up with innovative ideas and manages to fully engage with our young, target audience. His copywriting skills are second to none."
Karyn Sibbald, New College Lanarkshire
"Derek has the ability to quickly get his head around complex topics and offer valuable and creative insight into projects. I really like his writing style – no nonsense, to the point and engaging."
Nicola Backler, NHS Health Scotland
"Derek wrote great copy for our site and made it personal from the face-to-face meeting to editing and delivery. He was prompt, polite and perfect for what we were looking for. "
Ian Shapiro, My Cocktail Masterclass
"Derek’s copy was exactly what we were looking for. He fully understood our brief and quickly grasped our business objectives."
Carol Conlin, Primestaff
"Derek is very knowledgeable about content marketing and keeps us motivated to engage with our audience. I'd happily recommend him to any business wanting to expand their market reach and strengthen their online presence."
Jacqui Mitchell, YourGP