Douglas Alexander has 18 years of experience serving in senior financial roles for various Canadian public companies. Most recently, he was Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Trojan Technologies Inc., an international environmental high technology company. Prior to that, he served as Chief Financial Officer of London Life Insurance Company.

Douglas joined Equitable Life of Canada's Board of Directors in 2010 and became Chair in 2016. In addition, he is Chairman of the Board of Directors of Hydrogenics Corporation, a Director and member of the Audit Committee of Critical Outcome Technologies Inc. and Biorem Inc., and was formerly lead director and chair of the Audit Committee of Saxon Financial Inc.

Douglas is a Chartered Accountant and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Scotland and Ontario. He is also a Chartered Director, having graduated from the Director's College, a joint venture between McMaster University and the Conference Board of Canada.