Douglas has over 15 years of professional experience and investment banking experience advising a diverse range of clients on over US$100 billion of completed mergers and acquisitions transactions in Australia & New Zealand, North America, Europe, North Asia and South East Asia. Prior to founding Quintet Partners, Douglas was Head of Mergers & Acquisitions and Real Estate Investment Banking for Citigroup in Australia & New Zealand. Douglas worked in investment banking roles at Lehman Brothers, Nomura Holdings, Citigroup and Deutsche Bank AG in Hong Kong and Australia. Before his career in investment banking, Douglas was an insolvency practitioner in Sydney, having qualified as a Chartered Accountant (ICAA). He received B Commerce (Accounting) and B Applied Finance degrees from Macquarie University and attended Sydney Grammar School.