As a founding director of Indigo Consultancy, Douglas Evans has a passion to leverage his experience in organizational leadership, education consulting and research to help Indonesian academics and leaders . Douglas completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Saskatchewan in his native country of Canada, and his MA of Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) at Lancaster University in the UK. Highlights of his work experience in Indonesia include:
* 10 years of leading cross-cultural teams and developing human resources.
* 12 years of education consulting at the secondary and tertiary levels, performing needs analyses, developing needs-based curricula to enhance educators’ pedagogical and academic English skills, and facilitating and evaluating language development
* Conducting research into the language and policy-related issues in the international track university classroom in South East Asia.
Douglas currently lives with his family in Riau, and enjoys exploring the cultural and culinary diversity of the region.