Council Director, Innovation Council
The Conference Board
Duncan is an engineer with a PhD in electronics. He has always had a joint interest in innovation and security. He established the innovation programme at The Post Office in the UK when he was CTO. He then floated an innovation consultancy and business incubator on the stock market before joining QinetiQ. This company formed from the UK’s military research establishments is focussed on innovation. Duncan led the security division for 3 years before moving to be director of the ventures unit. He is currently the Executive Director of Integrity and Security for the UK passport service and is responsible for security in the introduction of a new UK identity card. Duncan has number of non-executive directorships in the medical and security sectors and is a visiting professor at a leading UK university.