Duncan McCourt has been a special advisor to Philip Hammond, the chancellor of the exchequer, since January 2015.
After completing his studies, McCourt moved into banking. Working as an analyst in the European equity strategy team at Credit Suisse First Boston from 1999 to 2002 and then at JP Morgan from 2002 to 2003.
McCourt's next move was into the world of politics, as an assistant to Peter Viggers, an MP and member of the House of Commons Treasury Committee from 2005 to 2006.
He was then a partner at management consultancy McCourts from 2006 to 2010.
- PPE, University of Oxford, 1992-1995
- MSFS, International Business and politics, Georgetown University, 1997 – 1999
- Linkedin Duncan McCourt, accessed 8 July 2015.