Derek Tate is an freelance independent ski professional and has worked in the ski industry since 1986. He works as a ski school instructor, performance coach, trainer, tutor and assessor for a number of different organisations and he has authored, co-authored and edited a number of ski technique and teaching books. 

This website is packed with information about Derek's involvement and roles within the snowsports industry. "Skiing in not just a profession but a way of life and I am privileged to work in one of the most beautiful offices in the world."