Derek Watson

Senior Director of Planning, Design & Construction


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Derek Watson was a featured speaker at HealthSpaces ’17.

Read a summary of his session here.

 Derek Watson stands at the forefront of a top-rated pediatric health system in Dallas, Texas. He’s spent the past 11 years focusing on leading Planning, Design, & Construction teams. A calculated risk-taker with deep pediatric healthcare knowledge, Watson has championed multiple hundred million dollar strategic planning efforts at different institutions. Throughout his 23-year career in development and construction, Watson has built a reputation for leading and developing individuals while pushing the envelope for creative solutions.

Watson holds a bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering. He is active with ASHE, Children’s Hospital Association, and Lean Construction Institute.