In the past 12 years Derry has completed projects in the areas of supply chain design, new facility design and business improvement process. Derry has held senior positions within the Project Management Group and University College Dublin. While working in the PM Group Derry was a senior member of the project management team for the National Paediatric Hospital. Derry had responsibility for establishing and managing Project Schedule, Risk, Change, Quality, Cost Control and Reporting Systems.
Derry was the Centre Manager at Advanced Manufacturing Technology, UCD. Derry had responsibility for training in and working experience implementing Six Sigma (Black Belt), Lean Manufacturing, SPC, FMEA, DOE, PokaYoka, TPM, New Product Introduction, Simulation.