Doug has been teaching Old Testament at QTC since the beginning of 2016. After practising law for four years in Sydney, Doug and his wife Rosemarie went to the USA in 1982 to study at Westminster Theological Seminary in Philadelphia. He received his MDiv from Westminster and later his PhD from Yale University. From 1992 to 2015 he taught Old Testament and Biblical Theology at Westminster. He has published articles on the Psalms, Ezra-Nehemiah, and Genesis. He has also authored a book on the ancient Near Eastern background to the Old Testament. He and Rosemarie have a son and daughter who still reside in the US.