John Doak graduated from the Mackintosh School of Architecture, Glasgow in 1979, the same year that he arrived in the Cayman Islands. John joined the company of OBM International, a leading firm of architects with offices throughout the Caribbean, where he held the position of International Director of Design and MD of the Cayman Office until December 2000. With OBM, John was the Architect for Commercial, Resort and Private Residential projects including FJ Harquail Theatre, CNB and Cayman National Corp. HQ., Coutts, British American Centre, Port Authority Building, CI National Museum, Ugland House, UBS House, Genesis, Wikborg House, Agape Worship Centre, Retreat at Rum Point, Gyst Building, Morritts Grand Hotel, Vista Del Mar, the Beach Houses and several private residences. His work with OBM also extended throughout the Caribbean, including TCI, Bermuda, St Kitts, Antigua, Dominican Republic and Cuba.
In January 2001 he formed his own firm, Cayman Style (now known as John Doak Architecture), where he leads with an energy and informed opinion gained from almost 40 years of project design and management in the Caribbean and Cayman Islands.