Doug joined IPPR Scotland as a Researcher in July 2019.
Before joining IPPR, Doug worked as a Parliamentary and Research Assistant for an MSP in the North East Region. His professional and academic work has focussed on education systems, both domestic and international, across primary, secondary and tertiary sectors. Previously, Doug worked within the Sales and Marketing Department at Edinburgh University Press and as a Teacher of English as a Foreign Language at International House, Madrid.
Doug holds an MSc with Distinction in Education, Public Policy and Equity from the University of Glasgow. His dissertation focussed on the implementation of policies supporting knowledge economies in Estonia and Latvia and resulting Higher Education impacts