Derek completed a Bachelor of Arts degree in 2010 at the University of Szczecin in Szczecin, Poland where his focus of study was music and information technology education. Derek was introduced to Joomla a few months before graduation, joined the CloudAccess.net Poland team, and has become one of our most passionate support people. In his free time Derek enjoys reading and gaming, but his passion is music. Between 2012 and 2018 he was also the lead singer and bass player for a Polish heavy metal band, Headbanger. Derek is involved in the local Joomla User Group in Szczecin. Between 2017 and 2018, Derek was volunteering as a support specialist in the Joomla Extensions Directory, the official repository for Joomla extensions. Since 2020 Derek has joined the Joomla Volunteer Enangement Team and became the Support Team Lead for our CloudAccess.net support team, striving to focus on providing our team the best training possible and to uphold and improve the standard of support he and his colleagues worked hard to set for the past 10 years.