Duncan Burns is a seasoned communications expert who came to ICANN in May of 2013. He is responsible for all ICANN internal and external communications around the world.
Prior to joining, he was with Hill+Knowlton Strategies for 12 years, working in both London and Washington D.C. on a range of complex national and international programs across the technology, energy, finance and NGO sectors. In 2011, He was appointed H+K's first global energy practice director, responsible for driving the growth of the energy practice worldwide and delivering best practice across the company's roster of clients and network of experts. He was also the interim general manager of H+K's Washington DC and previously senior vice president in the technology practice. Prior to Hill+Knowlton he worked for the British Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong.