Dr. Howard Duncan is the Executive Head of the Metropolis Secretariat in Ottawa, located at Carleton University. Since joining Metropolis in 1997, he has focused on increasing its geographic reach, enlarging the range of the issues it confronts, and increasing its benefits to the international migration policy community by creating opportunities for direct and frank exchanges between researchers, practitioners, and policy makers. In January 2015, he became the Editor-in-Chief of the journal, International Migration. Dr. Duncan is a member of the Advisory Council of the Century Initiative.