William Russell

Director, Contracting and National Security Acquisitions

Areas of Expertise:

  • Intelligence and Information Sharing
  • Transportation Security

William Russell is a Director in GAO’s Contracting and National Security Acquisitions team.

William joined GAO in 2002, and has led audits covering a wide range of issues related to defense acquisitions, export controls, DHS management, transportation security, and protection of critical technology.

William earned a master’s degree in foreign affairs from the University of Virginia and a bachelor’s degree in political science from Virginia Commonwealth University.



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