Background

Dr Nick Duncan



Nick Duncan has worked in and directed both commercial and Non-Governmental organisations, from start-up to multi-national. The last decade has been devoted to researching and practically working with partners to increase ethical capacity and corruption reduction in developing countries, in both public and private sector.
Nick actively seeks to highlight the attributes of local organisations that are viewed as exemplary within their own setting. To learn from and build on what works within organisation in a given setting, provides a constructive and tractable approach to strengthening the deep attributes of that organisation.
Nick is the author of 'Positive Social Identity: the Quantitative Analysis of Ethics' published in 2017 by Routledge.
Nick has written, spoken and trained world-wide on, the measurement of corruption, anti-corruption strategy and the enhancing the ethical capacity of organisations.

Nick has led or co-led:
  • Pioneering measurement study ethical capacity of an outstanding Insurance Company in sub-Saharan Africa. 
  • Institutional strengthening in a wide range of organisations including a medical facility in Afghanistan. A minstry in Nigeria. A major hotel in Kenya. A hydro-electric power company in Tajikistan.
  • Anti-corruption strategy training for donors in numerous developing countries.
  • Partnership with a major Chinese university on research priorities and course development.
  • A major multi-country, pro-poor governance project, facilitating positive interaction between local government and stakeholder communities.