Self-employed in the primary sector, Doug owns and manages a 595 hectares dairy and sheep farm in Western Southland.
Doug is a member of the OtagoNet Joint Venture governing committee, board director of Lakeland Network Ltd and PowerNet Ltd, and chair The Power Company Ltd (a director since September 2004). His previous Governance roles include Otago Power Services Ltd NZ Wool Board, Wools of NZ and AgITo.
He has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Chemistry and is a chartered fellow of the Institute of Directors.
Doug has a wealth of Governance, regional and industry experience and has contributed to the Groups strategic direction and growth. Under his tenure, joint venture relationships have prospered and Group assets have tripled in size.