Derek Shewan

Derek Shewan is Chief Operating Officer of Robertson, a privately owned group of companies working in infrastructure, support services and construction throughout the UK.


There are currently six Robertson business units directly employing over 1,200 people across six market sectors. Operating throughout the whole of the UK, Robertson has a presence in Scotland and England.


Derek started his career as a Trainee Estimator with an Aberdeen construction company, prior to joining Robertson in 1980 as an Assistant Estimator. 


In the 35 years with Robertson, he has progressed through the business holding various posts from Senior Estimator, Estimating Director, Commercial Director, Procurement Director, Managing Director of Robertson Construction Group to his current post of Chief Operating Officer of Robertson Group.