Doug Turner

Director, Group Engineering Services, BT, 
Business Emergency Recovery Group Leadership Team

Doug Turner is Director of BT Group Engineering Services.  He is responsible for the company’s interface with UK Government on Civil Resilience matters. Doug champions civil resilience within BT and leads a multi-disciplinary team to discharge emergency obligations that relate to the UK critical infrastructure.

Doug joined BT as an engineering apprentice and his career has taken him from engineering operations through to technology launch and more recently into Critical Infrastructure resilience. He has held senior roles, each focused on the business case development and effective delivery of complex programmes.

Prior to his current position Doug was General Manager for Network Resilience and Emergency Planning. He pulled together the BT Emergency Planning Community to address changes that followed the events of 9/11 and provided BT’s input to the Civil Contingency Bill.