US Government Accountability Office

Michael Huskey


As Director, Compliance Standards and Risk for the Strategic Planning and External Liaison office within GAO, Michael leads and directs programs around standardization of operations; development of compliance and policies related to budget, financial management, human capital, compliance, internal control and performance reporting; and risk management activities for the range of complex business functions. He is also responsible for overall supervision of communications, protocol, passport, and security operations.

Michael has public and private sector experience in strategic planning, operations management and auditing, and holds both FAC-C and FAC-COR certifications.  He has worked previously as Chief of Staff and senior advisor to the Chief Financial Officer of another federal agency, where he also held a Contracting Officer’s warrant.  Michael earned a B.A. in Psychology at the State University of New York at Stony Brook, and a Master’s Certificate in Government Contracting from the George Washington University.