Jeff Arkin

Acting Director, Strategic Issues

Areas of Expertise:

  • Congressional budget process
  • Federal agency budgets and decision making
  • Fees for government services
  • Federal government’s long-term fiscal outlook

Jeff Arkin is an Acting Director in GAO’s Strategic Issues team. He oversees GAO’s work on federal budget issues, including the congressional budget process, federal agency budget formulation, and fees for federal services.

Jeff joined GAO in March 2002. Prior to joining GAO, Jeff worked as a marketing analyst for a satellite communications company, as well as independently for a variety of private and public sector clients.

Jeff earned a master’s degree from the School of Global Policy and Strategy at the University of California, San Diego. Jeff earned a bachelor’s degree in Latin American history from Middlebury College (Vermont).