Doug read Chemistry at Leeds University, graduating in 2002. He is employed as a solicitor specialising in commercial, insurance and construction litigation. Previously Doug was based in the Far East and Africa. Doug has lived in South East London for the last 9 years near to the first school Action Tutoring worked with, and became involved as a tutor on the first programme in 2011. Doug served as Chair of Trustees from 2012-2015 and continues to be actively involved in Action Tutoring.