Professor Douglas Shand

  • Professor (School of Interdisciplinary Studies)


University of Glasgow, School of Interdisciplinary Studies, Rutherford/McCowan Building, Bankend Road, Dumfries, DG1 4ZL


Douglas Shand is Professor of Leadership and Enterprise at the School of Interdisciplinary Studies.

Douglas is a globally recognised leader in delivering business benefit from emerging and disruptive technologies. His career has included senior leadership and executive roles at global blue chip businesses such as Oracle and PwC and a number of global technology start ups. Douglas has won international awards for innovation and is an expert in the application of Agile methodologies in both software development and general business strategy. He provides strategy and M&A advice to Private Equity and Venture Capital investors. He mentors a number of companies in the telecoms and emerging technology sectors.

Douglas is a Motor Sports Association (MSA) Performance Motor Sports coach and provides leadership consultancy and coaching to motorsport teams.