Senior Advisor

Duncan Thomson leads CRDF Global’s Poland office, focusing on growing CRDF Global’s relationships and operations in the region, building from his previous experience leading the organization’s office in Ukraine.

Duncan brings over 20 years of strategic leadership and business development experience in the international development sector, with a strong focus on Ukraine and the Western Balkans. Throughout his career, he has excelled in establishing and designing field office teams for success and cultivating new relationships with international donors and government stakeholders. Most recently, he held several leadership positions at Chemonics International where he led market, client, and partner engagements to grow operations in Eastern Europe and the Balkans and developed strategies to diversify the company’s global health supply chain services. His previous leadership roles include managing strategic change initiatives, competitor analysis, and corporate brand positioning at Crown Agents. Duncan holds a bachelor’s degree in Russian and international relations from the University of Surrey.


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