Douglas is an experienced educator with a demonstrated history of working in the further and higher education sector. His areas of interest include gender equality issues, STEM, innovation, digital disruption, educational policy and technology enhanced learning. He is currently the STEM and Innovation Project Lead at City of Glasgow College having previously acted as the College’s Industry Academy Head for STEM. Douglas holds a Master’s Degree in Educational Technology and is a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) candidate researching gender, habitus and games based learning at the University of Strathclyde. Visit http://www.maideasyaz.com/. He is a Fellow of Institute for Innovation and Knowledge Exchange (FIKE) and co-founder of UNITE GLOBAL, a charitable organisation designing and manufacturing assistive aids for disabled children and victims of humanitarian disasters. Douglas is a member of the Board of Management at Glasgow City of Science and Innovation, an associate staff member at the Universities of Stirling and Dundee and has recently been appointed to the Core Development Team at the National Manufacturing Institute for Scotland.