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Director Name

Asif A. Khan

Financial Management and Assurance

Areas of Expertise:

  • Agency Financial Statement Audits (DOD, DHS)

Asif Khan is a Director in GAO's Financial Management and Assurance team. He focuses on financial management issue areas on GAO's High Risk List. His current focus is on improving financial management at the Department of Defense and the Department of Homeland Security. He supports oversight of these departments' financial management transformation efforts through financial and performance audits and recommendations for removing impediments to financial statement auditability, strengthening internal controls, and modernizing business processes.

Asif joined GAO in January 2009, after almost 20 years in public accounting, most of it with major firms auditing and advising U.S. government agencies.

Asif earned a bachelor's degree in management sciences with a concentration in economics from the University of Lancaster, England, and a professional accounting qualification from the UK Association of Chartered Certified Accountants. He is a Certified Public Accountant, a Certified Government Financial Manager, and a Certified Information Systems Auditor.