Duncan Brown

MA, MBA, Chartered FCIPD, PhD

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Duncan is a Principal Associate at IES and an independent government and employer adviser and researcher on reward management issues. He has worked at major HR consultancies including Willis Towers Watson, Aon Hewitt and PwC, and research institutes, most recently heading up the employment consulting work at IES. He also spent 5 years as the Assistant Director General at CIPD. His recent clients have included Shell, SGN plc, UK Research and Innovation,  the UK Cabinet Office and NHS Employers, The UN, European Commission and Unicef.

As of April 2020, Duncan Brown no longer works full-time at IES.

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Advisory roles and affiliations

  • Member of the HR Advisory Group at London School of Economics and Political Science (2017 - present)
  • Visting Professor at Greenwich University (2017 - present)
  • Visiting Fellow at Kingston University (2015 - present)