Duncan has been working with the British Council since 1999 and has held a variety of different roles in English Teaching and English projects. He has previously worked as a manager and teacher in Vietnam, Egypt, Dubai, Sri Lanka and Thailand. He has also worked in Sudan, Portugal and South Africa.
As Director Schools, English and Skills India, Duncan coordinates the British Council‘s work across the country. In the public sector, British Council works with national governments and other organisations to enhance capacity in teaching from pre-school to Higher Education. British Council projects also work in Schools, Skills and English teacher training and teacher language development, and provide access to a wide range of teaching resources, curricula, assessment tools and teaching qualifications. The British Council aims to influence at policy level, including in the field of vocational and English education.