International Trade Advisor, Department for International Trade
Derek Binns has spent 35 years in or servicing multinational retail and brand corporates Worldwide. Derek has headed up multichannel operations for or on behalf of some of the most prominent global brands including Polaroid, WL Gore Associates, Levi Strauss & Co, VF Corporation, Cotton Council International and Hermes Otto International. As co founder of Zitra (a global integrator and service provider), Derek has been at the forefront of the rise of global E-Commerce and instrumental in the establishment of the financial and logistical eco system that has developed to facilitate online business. Derek is currently an International Trade Advisor, Strategic Advisor and NED specialising in global supply chain finance and e-commerce.