Over the last 20 years Duncan has set-up and run the finances for successful start-ups and early stage businesses, which provide disruptive, innovative solutions and new technologies. Duncan has recently focused on environmentally progressive businesses and as well as NatureMetrics he provides financial leadership for a company that stores and manages renewable energy in homes to reduce energy costs and CO2 emissions. Previously Duncan was FD at Verex Group, an ethical and customer focused insurance and accident management business, working for vehicle manufacturers. At Verex he was a key member of the start-up team and a driving force behind its exponential growth over 10 years.
Before that, Duncan was CFO of BT agilemedia where he and the team took a loss-making product line and transformed it into a £100m+ stand-alone entity. Prior to this, Duncan was FD of Banque-Technology Systems plc, a pioneering smart card and biometric technology provider, where he moved the HQ from Australia to the UK, opened a US office and led the company through a public listing. Duncan started his career with Scottish Power, doing his financial and economics training there before moving to ICI plc, where he worked for 12 years, progressing to International Controller of its automotive refinish business. Duncan is a qualified accountant (FCCA) and holds a joint degree in Accountancy and Computer Science.