Derek King (Vice Chair of Board of Trustees)

Derek has served as a trustee for The Archie Foundation since 2019. He is Vice Chair of the Board of Trustees and also Chair of our Clinical Advisory Committee for the Grampian Region.

Derek knows from first hand experience the importance of Archie’s partnership with NHS Grampian, having served for nearly 30 years at Royal Aberdeen Children’s Hospital as Consultant Haematologist. He retired in 2015.

Derek made the most incredible difference for young patients at RACH during his time working there and he continues to do so today through his role with Archie.

Derek is married with two children.