Duncan has over 20 years' experience in the Queensland public sector and commenced with the Department of Education in January 2017. Most recently, Duncan acted as Deputy Director-General for People, Information and Communication Services, where he led the department's human resources, information and technologies, and strategic communication and engagement functions.
Prior to this, Duncan served as the Chief Finance Officer in two other Queensland government departments for more than 7 years. Duncan is a Fellow of CPA Australia and a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. He also holds a Bachelor of Business from the Queensland University of Technology.