Derek William is a Consulting Engineer based in Singapore. He holds an honours degree in Mechanical Engineering from Auckland University and is a Registered Professional Engineer in Singapore. After working several years as a consultant in Auckland and London, Mr William came to Singapore with Beca Carter Hollings & Ferner in 1995. He is a founding partner of TW International Counsel Pte Ltd that was formed in year 2000 with a specific focus on Mission Critical projects (for Investment Banks and Data Centres). Although TWIn are based in Singapore, they have undertaken projects throughout the Asia-Pacific region, and have observed technological advance in other countries as well as Singapore. Recently, Mr William has had key roles in the design and implementation of major new data centres in Singapore, including to LEED Gold status.