After a 25-year career in the financial services sector in South Africa and the United Kingdom, Douglas van den Aardweg now has a portfolio of Non Executive Directorships which include:
- Chairman, HSBC Life (UK) Limited
- Chairman, Daiwa Capital Markets Europe Limited
- Non Executive Director, Marks & Spencer Financial Services Plc and Mark & Spencer Unit Trust Management Company Limited.
Douglas has been involved with the CGIAR since 2013 working with all the Centers mainly in financial and internal audit activities. He was the Bioversity International Finance & Audit Committee Chair from 2016-2019.
A member of the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants, he is also a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants, England & Wales.
Douglas is South African, currently living in the United Kingdom.