Malcolm Duncan

Malcolm Duncan

BA (Psychology), MA, DipEd Director


“Our approach to Executive Search is Real success in finding your perfect candidate”

Malcolm Duncan holds a Bachelor of Arts (Psychology), Master of Arts and Diploma of Education from the University of New South Wales.  Malcolm has also completed a General Management Program at Stanford University.

Malcolm entered the field of Executive Search in 1988 as an Associate in a leading international Executive Search group; in 1991 he was made a Principal of the firm.  During this period Malcolm worked principally in the areas of government, professional services and with leading industrial companies.

Malcolm co-founded The Insight Group in 1994 and continues to provide executive search and consulting services in the above areas including NGO and Not For Profit.   Malcolm also works with local and global venture capital groups.  This has involved identifying senior executives to run start-up businesses and to provide assessment of teams and organisational reviews in relation to merger and acquisition activities.  Malcolm also undertakes independent management assessment of Board members and senior executive teams.

Malcolm is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. He is also currently a Board Member with BCA National Training and Chair of the UNSW Arts and Social Sciences Advisory Council.

Malcolm leads the NGO Practice globally for IRC Global Executive Search Partners (75 offices).

Malcolm has previously held Board positions with Currency House and KU Children’s Services and is the immediate past President of the Executive Board of IRC Global Executive Search Partners.


I contributed to this article on the state of play in leadership in today’s business world – some great thinking here from fellow executive search professionals from around the world. I would be interested in your own thoughts and comments.

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