A chartered accountant by profession, Mr. Douglas is both a Board Member and Treasurer of the National Angel Capital Organization (NACO), Canada’s voice of angel investors. A leader in the investment community, Douglas bridges the gap between local initiatives and national policies.
He commits his energy towards building the entrepreneurial spirit in Waterloo Region and currently holds equity positions in several early-stage growth companies. Mr. Douglas is a man of vision distinguished by his strong entrepreneurial spirit and a wealth of experience in owning and managing private businesses.
Mr. Douglas’ business career spans more than three decades, with employment experience ranging from investment counselling with a major Canadian brokerage to senior financial management with a large, multi-plant manufacturing company. With overall responsibility for managing businesses, he has developed strong skills in strategic planning, business plan execution, process analysis and human resource development.