- University of Strathclyde & University of Glasgow, Master of Engineering in Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering with merit 2009
- Member of Royal Institution of Naval Architects 2016
Duncan is a naval architect providing consultancy services to marine and offshore clients focussing on hydrostatic stability and strength analysis, casualty management and project risk management, and AIS and VDR investigations into shipping incidents.
In his previous role as a surveyor, at a leading IACS classification society, he was involved in vessel surveys including annual, intermediate and special surveys and various damage surveys as well as equipment certification. Prior to working as a surveyor Duncan has worked as a naval architect for various companies where he has been involved in many projects ranging from new build plan approval, stability analysis, damage inspection, repair specification and supervision, vessel modifications and strength analysis.