Professor Dougas has had an extensive career in business and consulting engineering with 15 years as CEO of Sinclair Knight Merz. He has spent over 30 years with this employee owned business that has grown to be a global leader in consulting engineering. Prof Dougas was appointed to the Melbourne University School of Engineering to connect with industry and introduce leadership and management into the engineering programs. Prof Dougas is a Fellow of the AICD and has served on the Boards of listed, private and not for profit companies.