Duncan Brown is the Head of HR consultancy at the Institute for Employment Studies. He has more than 25 years' experience in HR consulting, reward and development, with firms including Aon Hewitt, PricewaterhouseCoopers and Towers Perrin. He also spent 5 years as Assistant Director General at the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD).
Duncan is a leading commentator and speaker, with regular articles and blogs in the HR press. Human Resources magazine has placed him in its listing of the top five most influential thinkers in UK HR.
He has participated on Government taskforces on pensions, human capital reporting and fair pay, and is a visting professor at Greenwich University and a visiting fellow at Kingston University. In 2021 he was named as one of the Most Influential HR Thinkers by HR Magazine.