Duncan Fitzgerald

Duncan Fitzgerald

Mainland China and Hong Kong Digital Trust & Risk - Financial Services Risk and Crypto Leader, PwC Hong Kong

Duncan is an experienced practitioner and advisor in the areas of Corporate Governance, Internal Audit, Internal Control Consulting and Regulatory Compliance.  He has worked with PwC in Hong Kong since 1996 and has been a partner since 1999. Prior to moving to Hong Kong, Duncan worked with the firm in London for 8 years. He has worked with numerous public and private sector clients helping establish and/or review their Corporate Governance frameworks, risk management structures and internal controls. Outside of PwC, Duncan is a Governor of the Institute of Internal Auditors – Hong Kong Chapter and helps certain charities and Non-Government Organisations (NGOs) address corporate governance challenges.

Duncan is one of the partners leading PwC’s crypto-asset related services including governance, regulatory compliance etc. He works closely with other specialists when such clients request a full spectrum of services which can also include Strategy, Legal, Accounting and tax (corporate and personal).

He is also a regular speaker at conferences on risk management, corporate governance and internal audit, most recently focusing on the crypto-related angle of such topics. Duncan is also helping a number of companies with assessing Risk Culture, both for management and through internal audit.

Duncan is also a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, and a member of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants and Hong Kong Institute of Directors. 


Education and History

Graduated from Warwick University July 1988 – 1st Class Honours degree

Fellow of the ICAEW (also member of Hong Kong Committee of ICAEW), Member of HKICPA, CIA (Institute of Internal Auditors) and member of HK Institute of Directors.

Joined Deloitte Haskins & Sells 1988 (which later merged with Coopers & Lybrand) as Management Consultant / Auditor

Transferred to Hong Kong in Financial Services External Audit 1996

Admitted to partnership 1999 – focusing on Internal Controls, Risk Management and Corporate Governance.