Doug Baillie

Senior Advisor


Doug Baillie is a Senior Advisor to Africa Platform Capital, with a particular emphasis on leadership development within our investee companies. Doug is an experienced global leader in the consumer goods sector, with a 38-year career at Unilever that culminated in him becoming Chief HR officer and a member of the Group Executive Committee. During his time with Unilever, he held a variety of operational and executive positions including Managing Director of Lever Pond in South Africa, President of the Africa Regional Group, CEO of Hindustan Unilever (India) and President of Unilever Western Europe.

Doug shares Africa Platform Capital’s passion for people development and sustainability, and continues to work with Unilever in developing their future African leaders.