‘What I love is that at SVA I get to work on issues that matter, together with a passionate and intelligent team, and with organisations who are leading the change we need to see in Australia.’
Doug is a social impact strategy and policy consultant, with a passion for social justice and addressing structural inequity. Doug brings four years’ experience in policy advice for the Australian Government and has been consulting for SVA since 2017.
At SVA, Doug supports clients with strategic planning, outcomes management, organisational reviews and evaluations, with a particular focus on First Nations, government and philanthropic initiatives.
Recent projects include developing a First Nations-led tertiary education model in Arnhem land; a cross-sector Blueprint to Grow Structured Giving with Philanthropy Australia; an organisational strategy to scale the impact of The Front Project, and an evaluation of Marram-Ngala Ganbu, a First Nations-designed initiative in the Children’s Court of Victoria.
Prior to joining SVA, Doug worked at the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet and the Federal Department of Education and Training as an education policy adviser. Doug also worked as an engagement officer in Central Australia, supporting First Nations communities.
Doug has a double Bachelor of Commerce/Arts from the University of Sydney, and is a fellow of the Centre for Australian Progress.