Originally from Cochrane, Alberta, Duncan now attends UBC after receiving the Governor General’s medal and UBC’s BMO Major Entrance Award. He is a three-time Academic All-Canadian for Varsity Track and Field and will graduate in 2011 with a B.Sc. in Computer Science specializing in Cognitive Systems. Duncan is a founding member of The Emerging Leaders of UBC student club and for three years was Vice President of Community. For the past two summers Duncan has owned a College Pro painting franchise with revenues of over $400,000. Duncan recently returned to Canada from volunteering in Bangladesh where he wrote a case study in microfinance and created a website for Dipshikha, an NGO.