Derek Desrosiers is one of Canada’s foremost authorities on economic and professional practice issues in pharmacy. After working in community pharmacy for 13 years, including time as a pharmacy manager and owner, Derek became the Director of Professional Services at the B.C. Pharmacy Association in 1995. In 1999 he took up a similar role at uniPHARM Wholesale Drugs Ltd., then became Chief Executive Officer in 2004. For more than 20 years, Derek has been a staff member or board member of BCPhA, including six terms as President. He has also served as a Director of the Board of the Canadian Pharmacists Association, and a Director and Chairman of the Board of the Canadian Association for Pharmacy Distribution Management.