Duncan joined the board in 2012 and has been reappointed by Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin for a further three year term.
Prior to joining HS2, Duncan undertook a number of senior development roles working with Local Authorities, as Director of City Development in Coventry, and as Chief Executive of the property and investment arm of the City of Edinburgh Council.
For the last 12 years, he has worked with Local Authorities and developers as Director of Regeneration at Sigma Capital, to realise large scale, long term regeneration projects. He also spent eight years on the boards of British Waterways and Scottish Canals and is now on the Advisory Board for the Regeneration Investment Organisation (RIO), part of UKTI.
Duncan Sutherland, said:
HS2 will transform journeys across Britain, bringing our major cities closer together and acting as a catalyst for growth and new opportunity up and down the country. With two years to go till the start of construction, I am really proud to be part of that story.