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J. Christopher Mihm

Managing Director, Strategic Issues

Areas of Expertise:

  • Managing Director of the Strategic Issues team
  • High Risk list

J. Christopher Mihm is the Managing Director of GAO’s Strategic Issues team. Strategic Issues leads GAO’s work on government-wide governance, strategy, performance and resource issues, including the High Risk program and the annual Duplication, Overlap and Fragmentation reports.

He also works with and advises colleagues in other national audit offices on models and practices to assess the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and other complex, crosscutting national outcomes.

Chris joined GAO in September 1983.


COVID-19 Threatens 2020 Census with Delays, Added Costs
2020 Duplication and Cost Savings Report
GAO's High Risk List - An Update to Congress
Federal Efforts to Improve Government Efficiency