Common Ground Queensland - Board and Staff Members

Arabella Douglas - Director

Arabella is a Minyunbal woman from Fingal Head and her country straddles Yugambeh country (South East QLD) and the Bundjalung country (Far North NSW). Arabella is from the SE QLD Gold Coast and traditional links between the Logan River and the Tweed River, respectively.

Arabella is a environment and planning lawyer having worked in the areas of social and environmental sustainability, resources and housing as a Senior Development and Environmental Lawyer, Government Adviser, Senior Executive of Public and Corporate Sector. Arabella acts as Principle and Board Director focusing on large-scale infrastructure, environment and planning, social and economic sustainability and strategic business improvement. 

‘I advise private companies, governments and corporates, specialising in social and economic sustainability, in the area of social impact investing (SII) linking my areas of expertise and passion’

Arabella inaugural winner of the Chief Executive Women’s Scholarship 2012 for Women in Leadership (AGSM – CEW) and admitted to the Supreme Court of NSW as well as the High Court of Australia and a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.