Duncan joins Brunswick from the UK Treasury, where he was Chief of Staff and Special Advisor to former Chancellor Rt Hon Phillip Hammond MP, providing advice on, among other issues, Brexit, financial services and healthcare.
Duncan also served as a Special Advisor to Phillip Hammond in his then capacity as the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs and, before that, he worked in the office of Andrea Leadsom MP.
Earlier in his career, Duncan was a management consultant, worked in European equity strategy for Credit Suisse and JPMorgan Chase, and consulted at The World Bank and KPMG in Washington, D.C.
He will join the firm on September 30.
Neal Wolin, Chief Executive Officer said: “I am delighted to welcome Duncan to the firm. His significant experience in economic and public affairs will make him a terrific addition to the firm.”
Simon Sporborg, Managing Partner, UK, said: “Duncan’s wide range of talents working in financial institutions and advising on economic policy issues, as well as his international perspective, will be a huge benefit to both UK and overseas clients.”
On joining Brunswick, Duncan McCourt said: “At a time of so much uncertainty in global business, I’m excited to be joining the leading strategic advisory firm and to help clients play a more successful role in society.”
About Duncan McCourt
Duncan McCourt was, until recently, Chief of Staff and Special Advisor to Chancellor Rt Hon Phillip Hammond MP in the UK Treasury, a position he held since 2016. Prior to this, he was a Special Advisor to Mr Hammond in his capacity as Foreign Secretary.
He was campaign director and office manager for Andrea Leadsom MP from 2010 to 2015 and, before that, was chief executive at MCA Ltd. for five years, a management consulting firm, providing managerial and strategic advice to large companies.
He also worked in European equity strategy for Credit Suisse and JPMorgan Chase in London, and consulted at the World Bank and KPMG in Washington, D.C.
He is a graduate of Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. and Oxford University in the UK.
Simon Sporborg, Partner and Office Head, London