Professor Dougas has been a member of the Board of Management since 2012.

Professor Dougas has had an extensive career in business and consulting engineering with 15 years as CEO of Sinclair Knight Merz, having spent over 30 years with this employee owned business that has grown to be a global leader in consulting engineering.

Professor Dougas is a former chairman of the Global Carbon Capture and Storage Institute as well as a non executive director of Mount Gibson Iron and the Beacon Foundation. He has had an extensive career in charting the direction of a rapidly growing business and has championed diversity, human resources safety and sustainability issues.

Professor Dougas was appointed to the Melbourne University School of Engineering to connect with Industry and lead the efforts to introduce leadership and management into the Engineering programs.