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Duncan MacOwan

Duncan MacOwan

Head of Marketing & Events, FESPA
United Kingdom

Currently Head of Marketing and Events at FESPA, the global membership organisation for the speciality print community, with more than 15,000 members in 50+ countries, Duncan is fully responsible for two of FESPA’s events, and leads both the delivery of FESPA’s content (in-person and online) and the marketing team responsible for the global event portfolio (including the AEO-Award-winning FESPA Global Print Expo), member acquisition and retention and the corporate brand.

Passionate about people and platforms to connect them with ideas and each other, Duncan leads the digital transformation at FESPA, setting the vision for the organisation and developing the tech stack to deliver it across marcomms, sales, ops and finance.

Duncan also serves on FESPA’s sustainability working group – dually focussed on: encouraging the FESPA community to become more sustainable; and improving every aspect of FESPA’s own sustainability.

Prior to returning to FESPA in 2022, Duncan spent three years in two businesses delivering insights to the global HR community - Unleash and – and admits to having served more than 20 years in the global media industry.

Outside of work, Duncan enjoys time with his daughters , paddleboarding and golf.