Workers' Compensation Safety Board of Nova Scotia

Duncan Williams, Employer Representative

Duncan Williams, ICD.D, was appointed to the Board of Directors of WCB Nova Scotia as an Employer Representative in April 2015. He is a member of the Board’s Governance and Policy and Finance Audit and Risk committees.

Duncan joined the Construction Association of Nova Scotia as its President on January 31, 2011.  During the past decade, Duncan has held Senior and Executive level positions with CNIB in Ontario, New Brunswick and Nova Scotia.  As General Manager for Caterplan, CNIB’s food service operation, Duncan had responsibility for more than 55 full service catering and restaurant outlets. He also occupied the position of Executive Director for the Maritimes and with other organizations. 

With a passion for government relations, business development, marketing and strategic planning, Duncan enjoys new challenges. He holds a Masters from Dalhousie University and Bachelors from Memorial University of Newfoundland. His areas of concentration included public administration, marketing, business and social work. He also earned his ICD.D designation from the Institute of Corporate Directors through the Rotman School of Business. 

Duncan is a Doctoral Fellow recipient for his research in vision loss and employment.

“Serving on the Board of WCB Nova Scotia allows me to be part of an effective connection between employers and the WCB. Ultimately, I want to help bring about positive change that ensures moms, dads, brothers, sisters, sons and daughters get home safe to their loved ones. Change is difficult, but all parties have responsibility for making positive change. Part of our role is to help establish the conditions for that positive change to happen.”