Meet our General Manager Dean Duncan
Dean Duncan is a Kamilaroi man and an experienced leader with a strong business acumen and extensive experience in both private and public sectors. He’s worked throughout Australia including roles with Good Start Early Learning, Carlton Football Club, YLab Global and the Victorian Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation.
He’s a highly experienced senior executive and says his key strengths are in his ability to link strategic directions with sound inclusive operational outcomes, always seeking the opportunity to develop quality services within community. He brings national experience in stakeholder engagement and advocacy, balanced with an ability to engage at all levels from community to government ministers. Dean has a calm and thoughtful approach and a coaching and mentoring leadership style. We look forward to him using his team building skills to further develop and lead the JCTS team.
Dean has a strong community engagement philosophy, enjoys the outdoors and all sports, particularly Rugby, and is involved in community development and youth sport. In 2019, Dean was awarded the National NAIDOC Person of the Year. He’s currently involved with a range of community organisations including the Victorian Mental Health Complaints Commission Advisory Committee, Queensland Rugby Union and Rugby Australia, Reconciliation Victoria and the Sunbury Aboriginal Corporation.