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.


Recovery Act (Stimulus) Testimony April 2009
Recovery Act (Stimulus) Testimony July 8, 2009
High Risk: Weather Satellites
High Risk: Climate Change


GAO's High Risk List - An Update to Congress
Federal Efforts to Improve Government Efficiency
2013 Update to GAO's High Risk List
A Closer Look at Data-Driven Performance Reviews