Derek Chan

Derek Chan is an Accounting & Finance Account Manager at STRIVE Recruitment.

Derek considers himself a true Vancouverite, having grown up in Vancouver, however, when he was presented with the opportunity to work in Hong Kong, he took on the challenge head-on! Upon arrival in Hong Kong Derek immediately integrated himself into a new culture and working environment, ultimately helping him grow as an individual and gain new perspectives.

Derek is an experienced consultant with over seven years of experience in the field. Freshly back in Vancouver, Derek has now decided to take on his newest challenge of Managing the Accounting & Finance accounts at STRIVE Recruitment. Derek will focus on Accounting & Finance roles such as Controllers, Senior Accountants, Assistant Controllers, Accounting Managers, Accountants, and Accounts Payable & Receivable.

In Derek’s spare time, he likes to play basketball, go hiking, grab some great food around the city, and hang out with friends and family.

Ben de la Fosse

Ben is a real people-person who enjoys working with candidates and clients alike, ensuring he takes the time to truly understand their wants and needs from a recruitment point of view. This is one of the reasons Ben enjoys working in recruitment; a service based around people.

Ben is an experienced consultant who started his career working for the largest independent recruitment firm in the UK, before deciding to pack his bags and move to sunny Vancouver, a place he now calls home. Ben was welcomed into the STRIVE family and is now an integral part of the Accounting and Finance division.

Ben typically recruits for designated positions within Accounting & Finance. Designated roles include Controllers, Senior Accountants & Analysts, finance management roles, and directorate-level finance roles.

In his spare time, Ben likes to make the most of Vancouver’s beautiful landscape and is often found snowboarding, hiking, surfing, playing soccer or out on the golf course.