Duncan is the Independent Chair of Ancala’s Investment, Valuation and Risk Committees.

He joined Ancala in 2012 and has a history of executive board experience with UK listed companies, including 22 years in the electricity, gas and water industries. 

Between 2006 and 2012, Duncan served as Chairman of Wales & West Utilities, during which time the company was awarded Utility of the Year in recognition of its efficiency and customer service achievements. 

Between 2003 and 2005, Duncan acted as adviser to the CEO of ESB, the Irish state electricity company, providing strategic input into the regulatory process. From 2003 to 2004, he acted as Senior Adviser to Ofgem, the UK regulator for electricity and gas. 

Prior to this, from 1997, he spent six years with Motherwell Bridge Holdings, a diverse engineering group, as a non-executive director and, following the retirement of the CEO, as Deputy Chairman.  

Duncan was previously Finance Director at Scottish Power, was appointed COO in 1993 and served as Executive Director from 1995 to 1999. During this period, he negotiated with the UK Government to structure the company for flotation; put in place plans and approaches to deliver major cost reductions and efficiencies; and was responsible for identifying and planning the £1.1 bn Manweb acquisition. 

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