Director, Homeland Security and Justice
Areas of Expertise:
- Coast Guard
- Maritime security
Heather MacLeod is a Director in GAO’s Homeland Security and Justice team. She oversees coast guard and maritime security issues, including coast guard workforce and strategic planning efforts, and maritime port and supply chain/cargo security.
Heather joined GAO in 2002 and has led projects examining aviation safety, airline competition, transit programs, and highway bridge management.
Heather earned a master’s degree in public administration from the University of Washington and a bachelor’s degree in international relations from American University.
Heather works in GAO’s Seattle Field Office.