Jean Duncan was appointed as the Director for the City of Tampa under the leadership of Tampa’s Mayor Bob Buckhorn in August 2014. Duncan oversees the Transportation and Stormwater Services Department, which includes oversight of the Capital Bridge and Seawall Program, Transportation Capital Improvement Program, Stormwater Capital Program, Traffic Management and Operations, and Stormwater Operations. Current initiatives include: Multimodal Projects and Smart City Initiatives.
Prior to joining the City of Tampa in 2003, Duncan owned a civil engineering consulting firm for twelve (12) years. Her firm provided transportation and stormwater engineering services as well as coastal and estuary modeling. She worked on the pier protection system for the Skyway Bridge when at Hydrosystems, Inc. and was involved in the 1985 Waste Load Allocation Study for Tampa Bay during her time with the USF Center for Mathematical Modeling. She also served as the Assistant Project Development & Environmental Administrator for the Florida Department of Transportation, District 7 Office in Tampa. She is a member of ASCE, ULI, APA, and ITE. As a proud USF alumnus, she has served as a judge for the CUTR Student Poster Competition for the past three (3) years.
Duncan, a registered professional engineer, holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering and a Master of Science Degree in Engineering Management, both from the University of South Florida.