Douglas Turner

International Affairs Fellow in Japan, 2005-2006


Douglas Turner is the Founder and President of DW Turner Strategic Communications based in Albuquerque, New Mexico. He has nearly 15 years of public relations, public affairs and political experience throughout the United States and Europe, and has provided political and strategic council to a wide variety of Fortune 500 clients. Mr. Turner has been the general consultant and is the former State Director and Campaign Manager for New Mexico Governor Gary Johnson’s 1994 and 1998 election. He has served on the Republican Governors Association National Finance Committee. He was the Communications Director for Forum Europe, a Brussels-based public issues firm. He is a former syndicated columnist, and served three terms as Chairman of the New Mexico Judicial Standards Commission. Mr. Turner received his B.A. from the American University School of International Studies and his M.A. in international relations from the Universite Libre de Bruxelles in Brussels, Belgium.