Dougie Morgan

Operations Manager-Veterans Community Worker, Scotland and Northern Ireland

Dougie Morgan is the LGBT+ Operation’s Manager/ Veterans Community Worker for Scotland and Northern Ireland.

He has over 38 years’ experience in the British Army, serving from 1979 – 2016 including 26 years in the Black Watch. During his regular and reserve service, he was the deputy chair for the British Army LGBT Forum for over 2 years, and he was the lead for all LGBT matters in Scotland.

Dougie was a Mental Health First Aid Instructor whilst serving and has continued to ensure everyone is treated fairly and equally in all his posts after service. After completing his military service, he worked at Edinburgh Airport as a Security Officer and a member of the Additional Needs Team and was responsible for ensuring anyone with hidden disabilities and additional needs were supported through the airport which could be very challenging. He is MHFA and ASIST trained.

During the Covid lockdown, he worked at Sainsbury’s as a delivery driver and Gleneagles 5 * Hotel as a guest planner.

In 2015 Dougie received a Proud of Scotland ‘Uniformed Icon of the Year’ award for services to the LGBT+ community and in 2020 received the Proud of Scotland Outstanding Contribution to LGBTQI+ Life and then in 2023 Dougie was awarded the Scottish Veterans award of Inspiration of the Year and Overall, Champion of the year for his continued support to LGBT+ Veterans in Scotland.

Dougie got married to Graeme in 2016 and have been together since 2010, and they live in Alloa.


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