Prior to starting Young & Shand 4 years ago, Duncan clocked up over 20 years experience in a variety of senior roles at ihug, ICPbio and Air New Zealand. He started his corporate life as an Accountant before moving into Marketing and then starting an Agency.
Duncan has mentored many startups through the Icehouse and Spark, invested sweat equity and crashed and burned with the scars to show for it. His latest venture, Young & Shand which he started 5 years ago with Ben Young, is thankfully going pretty well. In five years they’ve been in the Deliotte Fast 50 three times and have grown a sizeable agency with offices in Auckland, New York and New Delhi.