Derek Veilleux

Senior Principal, Director of Health & Wellness Practice

As leader of SMRT’s health and wellness practice, Derek is a highly skilled architect who brings technical excellence, exceptional communication, and industry-leading expertise to every project. With over 25 years of experience and an extensive background in healthcare design, he understands the intricacies of healthcare codes and guidelines, the need to address hospital operational challenges, and the human experience in project planning and design.

Dedicated to providing personal attention to every client, Derek applies a data-driven design process to manage change—collaborating with stakeholders to innovate and plan for new care delivery models. The resulting high-performance facilities align with each organization’s culture, goals, and processes. As one client praised, “His consistent delivery of high-level functioning spaces has allowed us to maximize our financial resources in delivering quality care focused on our patients.”