Twane Duckworth | Bio
Twane Duckworth is a dedicated public servant with more than 15 years of municipal government practice. He has served in a legal capacity as an Assistant Attorney General for the District of Columbia and Assistant General Counsel for the City of Jacksonville. As an insurance professional, he has operated as the Chief of Risk Management for the City of Jacksonville since 2012. In this role he oversees the City’s $100MM self-insurance fund as well as the procurement of miscellaneous insurance policies. These policies cover various exposures including marine, aviation, property, workers’ compensation, cyber liability, crime, and general liabilities.
Twane is a valued public speaker. He has innumerable televised appearances before Jacksonville’s 19‐member City Council. He has also served as a law school adjunct professor teaching ethics and public speaking for lawyers. Additionally, he was the opening speaker before hundreds of risk managers as the President of Florida’s 43rd Annual RIMS Educational Conference.
He most recently graduated from Florida State University’s business school in 2020 with a Master of Science in Risk Management and Insurance degree. Prior to that he earned his law degree from Georgetown University in 2004 and a bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice from Florida Memorial University in 2001. He continues to reinforce his degrees with professional certifications including his CIC designation, earned in 2019, and a CRIS designation (Construction Risk Insurance Specialist) from IRMI, as well as an ARM designation (Associate in Risk Management).
Twane firmly believes in contributing to the risk management community as demonstrated through his volunteer commitments with various insurance organizations, including serving as Director on the board of the Risk and Insurance Management Society, Inc.