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Duncan Sinclair

Deloitte Canada and Chile Chair

Appointed: June, 2018

Resides: Canada

Age and gender: 56, male

Business background: Audit & Assurance, Risk Advisory

Industry: Government and Public Services

Current Deloitte appointments:

  • Deloitte Canada and Chile Chair

Previous Deloitte appointments:

  • Deloitte Canada Vice Chair
  • Inaugural Dean of Deloitte University North (Canada)
  • Deloitte Canada Regional Managing Partner
  • Deloitte Canada Board member

External appointments :

  • Chair of the Governance Committee and board member of the Audit Committee of The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation
  • Stanford University Global Projects Centre Advisory Board member
  • Long-Term Investment Organisation Board member
  • Queen's University Smith School of Business Advisory Board member


Duncan is the elected Chair of Deloitte Canada and Chile.

Over his 30+ years with Deloitte, Duncan’s professional activities have included serving clients in the mining, telecommunication, consumer business, manufacturing, real estate and construction industries, and national and regional governments. Prior to his election as Chair, Duncan was a Vice Chair of Deloitte Canada and Chile, focused on serving major institutional investor clients, global private family businesses, and regional governments.

In addition to his client responsibilities, Duncan has been Director of Audit, Managing Partner of Edmonton, and the Regional Managing Partner of British Columbia. Duncan spent four years as a member of Deloitte Canada’s board where he served on governance and risk committees and chaired the CEO succession planning committee.

Duncan also led Deloitte’s Future of Canada Centre, which is responsible for the thought leadership and public policy positions of the firm, including the firm’s ambitious Canada 175 eminence program, a series of perspectives which outline what it will take for Canada to be the best country to live and work. As the inaugural Dean of Deloitte University North, Duncan was responsible for leadership development at Deloitte Canada and Chile.