In his role as Director of Property Services, Doug is responsible for asset and facilities management across the Group. He oversees the annual programme of major projects, cyclical maintenance, tenant safety, corporate health & safety as well as the Occupational Therapy and Accessibility services. Doug started his career at British Gas before moving into the private sector with a Mechanical Services Provider. In the late 1980s he made the move to social housing, joining what is now Milton Keynes Council. In 1997 Doug moved on to South Northamptonshire Council to take up the position of Building Services Manager, where he stayed for 11 years before joining Grand Union Housing Group. Doug is an incorporated member of the Chartered Institute of Building and has a First Class Honours Degree in Building Surveying.