Douglas Elder

Douglas joined IGS in 2015, originally to project manage the development and construction of the company’s first vertical farming facility at Invergowrie, near Dundee. Douglas now has the role of Product Manager and is responsible for overseeing all product development from idea to launch ensuring market demands are met and IGS remain competitive.


Douglas has a Masters degree in Mining Geology and following a brief spell in the quarrying sector, he began a career as a Geologist in onshore Oil & Gas. His focus was on unconventional resources in the UK and Poland for 7 years.  He was part of the team that achieved the first commercial unconventional gas flowrate in Europe, also project managing the company’s Belgian assets.