Douglas (Doug) Thomas joins Sandstone Group as a Senior Associate after a distinguished 28 years career as the National Director for the Navy League of Canada.
During his Navy League career, Doug served as the Secretary of the International Cadet Exchange Association which afforded a great deal of international travel and related experiences. Within the Navy League Doug was responsible for leading governmental efforts to help the Navy League achieve its objectives.
Prior to joining the Navy League, Doug spent eight years as a reservist including time as Staff Officer within National Defence Head Quarters (NDHQ).
Doug brings a wealth of knowledge and diverse relationships to Sandstone Group. His industry experience includes serving as the official agent in Canada for UK firms James Fisher Defence and DIVEX.
He was recognized with a CDS Commendation following a medical incident on a commercial flight. Official decorations include both the Silver and Diamond Jubilee Medal.
Doug maintains a private pilot permit, a SCUBA certification and a passion for sports, including Ice Hockey, which has led to his role as a coordinator of the military attaché ice hockey program in Ottawa.