Douglas is founder and CEO of Whitwell Partners, a merchant banking firm investing in and advising companies. He has been involved with founding and financing several natural resource companies that have been sold to large, strategic investors. He is Senior Advisor to a family office, allocates capital to alternative investment firms and co-investment opportunities and was chief executive officer of G2 Natural Resources, a joint venture with G2 Investment Group. He was formerly Managing Director of Rothschild Emerging Markets LLC/ Croesus Capital Management, a hedge fund group affiliated with Rothschild, Inc. where he managed a natural resources portfolio. Douglas began his career at the Thomas H. Lee Company, a private equity firm. He is a graduate of Harvard College and Harvard Business School and is Industrial Sector Leader for New York Harvard Business School Alumni Angels. Douglas in a resident of the United States.