Duncan Edwards

Duncan is the Programme Manager for SOAS ACE and oversees all aspects of ACE programme management and financial administration.

Duncan is a consultant, facilitator and researcher with over twenty years designing, engaging in, and delivering learning and knowledge generation processes for the purposes of improving development practice and ultimately achieving developmental outcomes. Recent roles include Director of The TAP Room, a small research, evaluation and learning consultancy; Director of Global Initiatives and Impact with Publish What You Pay; Programme Manager for Making All Voices Count’s Research, Evidence and Learning (REL) component at the Institute of Development Studies building an evidence base in the field of citizen engagement and accountable responsive governance. Duncan have particular interests in the role of innovation and technologies in governance, citizen voice, transparency and accountability. In 2016, with Rosie McGee, he edited the well-received IDS Bulletin Journal “Opening Governance” which reviewed and reflected on the current state of practice, knowledge, opportunities and challenges facing the open government movement.