What CEOs Need to Know about Building Inclusive Organizations

Duncan Sinclair, a Vice Chair of Deloitte Canada and Chile, defines inclusivity as more than just diversity, and shares 3 tips for Canadian leaders to seize our commitment to inclusivity as a competitive advantage on the world stage.

Duncan is a Vice Chair of Deloitte Canada and Chile whose professional activities focus on major institutional investor clients, global private family businesses and regional governments. Duncan also leads Deloitte’s Future of Canada Centre, which is responsible for the thought leadership and public policy positions of the firm. As the inaugural Dean of Deloitte University North Duncan is responsible for leadership development at Deloitte Canada and Chile.

Duncan has been with Deloitte for 30 years and throughout that time has been passionate about not only serving clients, but growing and developing those around him. One area of particular pride has been the number of people Duncan has mentored to grow into incredible partners and leaders in the firm. His deepest belief is that leadership is about rolling up your sleeves and getting to work on shared challenges. He brings this approach to Deloitte’s ambitious Canada 175 eminence program, where he has driven perspectives on what it will take for Canada to be the best country to live and work in 25 years from now.

In addition to his client responsibilities, Duncan has been Director of Audit, Managing Partner of Edmonton and the Regional Managing Partner of British Columbia, and a member of Deloitte Canada’s board. In addition to his Deloitte responsibilities, he is an active member of several community organizations including chair of the innovation committee of the BC Business Council, and the boards of the Stanford Global Projects Center, the Lazaridis Institute and the United Way.