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Nathan Anderson

Director, Natural Resources and Environment

Areas of Expertise:

  • DOE program and project management
  • DOE environmental cleanup
  • Federal government environmental liabilities

Nathan Anderson is a Director in GAO’s Natural Resources and Environment team. He oversees work on two High Risk areas—project and contract management at the Department of Energy and the U.S. government’s environmental liabilities. 

Nathan joined GAO in 2001. He has served as a Director on the Homeland Security and Justice team, where his work focused on Coast Guard and maritime security and critical infrastructure protection issues. He has also served as an Assistant Director on the Natural Resources and Environment team, where he examined DOE nuclear waste cleanup issues. 

Nathan earned a master’s degree in public policy from Georgetown University. Nathan earned a bachelor’s degree in economics from Whitman College. Nathan also holds a graduate certificate in international business management from Oxford University. He completed American University’s Key Executive Leadership Certificate Program in 2018.

Nathan works in GAO’s Seattle Field Office.


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