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Director, The Tembo Group, an APCO Worldwide Company

Elizabeth Duncan-Watt, a director at APCO, has over a decade of experience working in the social impact consulting space, providing management, strategy development and operational support for a number of clients.

Prior to joining APCO, Ms. Duncan-Watt served as client director for The Tembo Group. Previously, she was the director of strategy and partnerships at Aldeia Works, where she helped lead many client engagements, including the start-up of the Elisa Sednaoui Foundation and the design and launch of the Beacon Institute at EY.

Earlier in her career, Ms. Duncan-Watt was a partnerships officer and client development manager at, where she developed new project strategies, served as the in-house writer, and drove the engagement of leadership in new business development.

Ms. Duncan-Watt holds a Master of Science degree in Global Affairs from New York University, where she specialized in International Relations and Human Rights. She lived in both Cairo and Alexandria, Egypt while studying Arabic and Arabic Studies at Michigan State University.