As the founder of a leading global food advisory firm, Tonic London, Duncan has worked with some of the biggest international brands directly and on behalf of clients, from SoHo House, to the Bicester Village Shopping Collection, Corbin & King, Westfield, Tragaluz, Via Outlets Europe, Burberry, Samsung, Corinthia Hotels and Pret a Manger. He adds value to clients by marrying deep-rooted knowledge, insights and experience with commercial acumen across the sectors of hospitality, retail, arts and culture, demonstrating creativity and innovation in some of the most competitive markets.
Duncan has unique experience in the world of food & beverage in cultural venues, having owned and operated restaurants in cultural settings. As CEO of Tate Catering, he oversaw the largest in-house cultural venue catering operation in the UK. He has advised a multitude of cultural venues on catering and retail. He is a board member of Tate Enterprises and the Royal Court Trading Company and was a trustee of Whitechapel Gallery for over a decade.