This is my Training and General Profile ... everything you need to know!


Duncan is an Accounting and Management Consultant with significant experience with a sustained record of success established in the Educational, Financial and Commercial marketplaces.


Duncan is an inspirational presenter whose excellent communication skills have been demonstrated across several countries and cultures assisting students, trainees and colleagues to achieve their full potential. Duncan’s international experience includes projects and consultancies carried out in the Middle East, Africa, Central Asia, the Caucasus, the Balkans and Denmark. He also regularly works with colleagues from around the world via his on line activities.


Duncan combines his extensive academic and training experience with significant manufacturing and commercial work. In addition to working as a teacher and trainer, Duncan has experience of working in a wide variety of settings, ranging from working as a management accountant in process industries in the UK to product cost consulting in several industries in Eastern Europe and the oil and gas industry in the Middle East. Duncan has worked in and around a number of oil and gas based companies over recent years.


Duncan combines strong analytical, problem solving and decision making skills with a passion for customer care and quality that mark his consultancy work as exceptional.


Duncan has published widely over the years and his publications listing includes Have published books and articles, case studies and so on: my latest book is Excel Solutions for Accountants, being published by In addition I have written The Accounting and Bookkeeping Coach, published in April 2014 by Hodder and Stoughton. I self published, via, three books in 2012: a large starter book on Excel together with much small introductory text on Excel. I also published a book of cases for the mSME that concern business/start up cases for the ASEAN region. In 1996 Prentice Hall published my text book and student manual on cost and management accounting; ebooks on a variety of accounting topics; numerous articles in various magazines and journals; contributions to major web sites and he maintains his own Excel spreadsheet blog, Excelmaster!.


Duncan holds an MBA degree from the University of Newcastle upon Tyne in the UK together with a Diploma in Marketing from the Chartered Institute of Marketing. He also holds a Certificate of Education and a Higher National Diploma in Business Studies.


In summary:


total years of training experience


I have been teaching since 1980 and training since 2005

In addition, I have worked in a variety of projects that include curriculum development work, training of trainers, development of educational training systems and training needs analysis


clients handled


I have worked as an accountant in various process based industries and carried out consultancies in a wide variety of companies whose products range from chemical and plastics processing to roofing tile manufacture


type of audience


At the moment my main area of work involves training both in house courses and public courses

I have, however, taught and trained professional accountants, college and university students, business school students, post experience delegates


international training experience


I have been working internationally since 1988 and I have worked in many countries since then, for example, Malawi, Angola, Ghana, Tanzania; Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan; the UAE, Kuwait, Oman, Saudi Arabia; Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, Brunei; Armenia, Georgia, Romania; Switzerland, Hungary, the UK, the USA and more.


























6th August 2015


Here is Abi, my daughter Abigail, at age 12 weeks ... that's her friend Emily Button!

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