Duncan has worked internationally as an accounting professional, lecturer and trainer for many years. Duncan began his international work in 1988 when he started a five year posting to the University of Malawi where he was an Associate Professor of Accounting. Duncan has lived and worked in Central and South Asia, the Middle East, Mexico, the Caucasus and the Far East, including Thailand, where he now lives, Singapore, Malaysia and Vietnam.
Duncan has been training in the area of IFRS and financial reporting for over a decade following assignments in the Causcasus and Central Asia in which he worked in USAID projects that were given the remit of setting up IFRS based accounting regimes in Armenia, first of all, then the former Soviet Union. This work included setting up a curriculum for the certification of professional accountants and developing training materials for that purpose.
Duncan has trained a large number of IFRS trainees in the Middle East, Thailand and for Oil and Gas based delegates from Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Oman, Lybia, Egypt and Nigeria.
Duncan's published work include a text book on cost and management accounting, a major book on Excel spreadsheeting together with a workbook.