Steve Duncan is Managing Director of C Studios, a joint venture between New York-based Development Counsellors International (DC) and Belfast-based OCO Global. Based in the Netherlands, the new venture offers the full spectrum of strategy, digital marketing and lead generation across investment attraction, trade promotion and talent attraction. The work is backed by 80 years of combined agency expertise and the insights of 250 industry experts located around the globe.
Prior to C Studios, Steve spent 19 years in various roles with DCI helping best-in-class investment promotion agencies in every major region of the world to reach executives and skilled talents through tailored marketing programs. Steve’s strategic mindset, entrepreneurial thinking and tendency to defeat the status quo when it would benefit his clients has made him a trusted advisor for economic development organizations, including Netherlands Foreign Investment Agency, CINDE, EDB Singapore, JETRO, Invest Puerto Rico and numerous U.S. states. He has been a leading voice in the industry encouraging the transition to digital lead generation programmes, often speaking on such topics at industry conferences and authoring multiple thought-leadership reports.