Duncan has over 20 years' experience in the Queensland public sector and commenced with the Department of Education in January 2017. Prior to acting as Deputy Director-General for People and Corporate Services he was the department’s Chief Finance Officer providing strategic financial advice to the department's chief executive, and had overall leadership of the department's finance strategy, functions and systems through his delegated responsibilities under section 77 of the
Financial Accountability Act 2009 (Queensland).
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.