Duncan is a FCCA accountant and is Cornwall Insight’s Chief Financial Officer who has worked in senior commercial finance roles across various industries and sectors. Having qualified with a UK top 20 practice Crowe Clarke Whitehill, Duncan moved into the industry and has worked for various entrepreneurial SME businesses and then for FTSE 250 and NYSE listed companies. He has gained invaluable experience in creating, structuring, then successfully running companies and joint ventures worldwide.
At Cornwall Insight, Duncan:
- Develops and leads the Finance and IT Systems teams to support the growing Cornwall Insight Group of companies in the UK and overseas
- Business partners Gareth, Cornwall Insight’s CEO, in planning and steering the Group through its next period of growth over the near three to five years and beyond, minimising risks and threats so to optimise growth opportunities for the Group
- Advised and led Cornwall Insight through the legal formation of its Irish subsidiary company
Duncan’s working knowledge of operating processes and systems, corporate structures and the resulting commercial, accounting, tax and legal requirements covers not only the UK and Europe but also out across North and South America, Middle East, the Far East and Australasia. He understands the importance of the fact that companies are only as good as their staff, processes, systems, structures and as such is dedicated in driving improvement through all levels of the Group.