Paul DerksenSenior Vice President, Industrial, Prairies
Paul Derksen joined QuadReal as Senior Vice President, Industrial, Prairies in February 2017. He focuses on Industrial Real Estate and is responsible for the Prairie region.
With over 25 years of knowledge in Leasing, Asset Management and Development, he brings a wealth of diversified experience to the QuadReal leadership team. He was formerly the Development Manager for GWL Realty Advisors, where he was responsible for the development of their industrial business parks in Alberta. Previously, he held senior positions with Verus Partners as Development Manager for Western Canada and CBRE as a national level industrial real estate broker.
Paul holds a Bachelor of Science in Statistics from the University of Calgary. He currently serves as the Government Affairs lead for industrial real estate for NAIOP. Working with governments enables Paul to help create policy that is fair and straightforward for QuadReal assets and developments. A born-and-raised Calgarian, Paul works with the City of Calgary and the Boys and Girls Club on the development of recreational and skateboard parks. He is eager to bring his community-minded outlook to QuadReal.