Heather Krause

Director, Physical Infrastructure

Areas of Expertise:

  • Aviation safety
  • Aviation operations
  • Airport infrastructure

Heather Krause is a Director in GAO’s Physical Infrastructure team. She is one of GAO's experts on the safety and operation of the national airspace system, including the integration of drones and commercial spaceflight into the national airspace.

Within GAO, Heather has worked in the Physical Infrastructure and Strategic Issues mission teams and previously led GAO's duplication and cost savings work.

Heather joined GAO in 2003. She holds a bachelor of arts in political science from the University of Minnesota Duluth and a master's degree in Public Policy from the University of Minnesota.

Multimedia

Comptroller General Testifies to U.S. Senate on GAO's Open Recommendations
GAO: Watchdog Report Podcast Looks at FAA Role Ensuring Safety Among Drones and Passenger Planes

Podcasts

Watchdog Report Podcast Looks at FAA Role Ensuring Safety Among Drones and Passenger Planes
Airport Terminal Area Safety