Scott Douglas is an academic and strategy consultant. After obtaining a Bachelor degree at the London School of Economics, he gained a PhD at Oxford University. His thesis, Success Nonetheless (2011), investigates cases of governments which overcome their social difficulties and help advance the community. Douglas is also working as a strategy consultant, first with Berenschot and currently with The Boston Consulting Group. He taught at the universities of Oxford and Leiden, and published in de Volkskrant and Het Financieele Dagblad.