Douglas graduated from the University of Leeds in 2015 where he studied International Relations with a particular focus on Latin American studies. After University, Douglas initially sought to start a career in cooking but, after completing an internship for Ogilvy PR and a Creative Technology Apprenticeship at AKQA, he turned towards marketing. After joining WPP, Douglas started at Two Circles.
Being the youngest of four brothers, Douglas has grown up in a rather competitive environment where sport was the centre of attention. He is an avid Arsenal fan, going to his first game at the age of 3. He is also a keen runner, cyclist and swimmer.