Mr Neilson started his career with Royal Bank of Scotland in 1962. He joined Deutsche Bank in 1980, holding management positions in Germany, Singapore, Thailand and India. In 2000 he was appointed CEO, India, and Board Chairman of Indian subsidiaries. He relocated to London in 2004 as Director, Corporate and Institutional Credit. After retiring from Deutsche Bank in 2006, he advised international clients on opportunities in developing markets, and joined Doha Bank, Qatar as Chief Risk Officer/ Head of Global Governance(2008-
Doug Neilson is a founding partner of Sasse Consulting, headquartered in Munich, Germany. He is also a member of the Global Advisory Board of Banknet Group, India, and a member of 'GlobalScot' - a Scottish Government sponsored group of international business leaders.