Doug Holmes

Head of Research

BSc (Mech Eng), MEnv Sc

Doug has worked with Regnan (and its predecessor) since 2002 and has been in the ESG sector for nearly two decades. He has developed deep experience applying ESG for research and engagement applications. He has pioneered methodology development in the Australian market to meet the evolving needs of institutional investor clients with a specific focus on mainstream uses, especially risk and financial materiality-based approaches. Over 18 years he has built Australia’s most experienced and respected ESG analyst team, now considered a global leader. Doug has lectured on corporate sustainability in the Monash MBA program, and prior to that, led the environmental management services group at Coopers & Lybrand where he advised corporations on sustainability strategy.

Doug commenced his career as a mechanical engineer, later undertaking a Master of Environmental Science.