Derick Elbrecht is currently the CEO of Teba Trust Fund and his key responsibility and focus is on entrepreneurship and community development. Derick has held the position of National Treasurer for the National Union of Mine Workers, one of South Africa's largest unions, for 12 years (1997-2009). Along with his work as the treasurer of NUM he has been involved in various labour movements fighting for the rights of workers. Derick has a wealth of experience in the field of policy development. He is also a qualified electrical technician.