Douglas was appointed as Chief Executive of Scottish Water on 1st February 2013 following a period as Interim Chief Executive from October 2012.
Douglas had previously held the role of Finance and RegulationDirector since Scottish water was formed in April 2002.
He joined Scottish Water from East of Scotland Water where he was Financial Controller and later Commercial Director. Prior to this, he worked with Price Waterhouse and Tyco.
He is a Chartered Accountant with a BCom from the University of Edinburgh and is an Associate Member of the Association of Corporate Treasurers.