Allan Dougan | Chief Executive Officer
The Australian Association of Mathematics Teachers

Allan Dougan, Chief Executive Officer, The Australian Association of Mathematics Teachers

Allan started his career as a Secondary Mathematics teacher in Scotland. As a celebrated teacher in Scotland, he held various leadership positions in schools and was Scottish Teacher of the Year Runner Up. After moving to Australia, Allan quickly proved himself as a teacher of merit holding positions of middle and senior leadership in NSW schools. Before joining AAMT in December 2020, Allan was Global Head of Education for a large global EdTech company‚Äďa role which saw Allan present professional learning across the globe and develop a strong knowledge of current and emerging educational practices and pedagogies worldwide. Allan is passionate about relational and relevant mathematics education which helps young people see the beauty and purpose of learning mathematics. Allan is an accomplished senior leader with a proven track record of driving organisational success both in schools, coroporate settings and the NFP space. With expertise in strategic planning and execution, he excels in navigating complex challenges and achieving exceptional outcomes.

As a skilled negotiator and communicator, Allan effectively engages diverse stakeholders at all levels, building strong relationships and driving collaborative efforts. His motivational leadership style inspires teams to exceed expectations and fosters a culture of innovation and continuous improvement.

With a keen focus on leveraging technology, Allan has successfully implemented transformative initiatives that have propelled organisations forward. His international perspective and deep understanding of the educational landscape allow him to identify opportunities for growth and strategic advancement.

Drawing on his extensive experience in educational leadership, Allan brings a wealth of knowledge in developing comprehensive strategies and driving positive change. He has a strong ability to inspire and empower teams, fostering an environment where individuals can thrive.

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