Alfredo Gomez

Director, GAO

J. Alfredo Gómez serves as a Director in the Natural Resources and Environment team of the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO). He manages the team’s work in environmental protection issues. His portfolio includes work in cleanup of hazardous substances, drinking and clean water issues, ecosystem restoration, pesticides, toxic chemicals, climate change, and EPA-wide management issues. Mr. Gómez has produced numerous reports and testimonies addressing a wide range of environmental, natural resource, agency management, and food safety issues. Mr. Gómez began his GAO career in the Chicago Regional Office in 1991, working on environmental protection issues. He left GAO to work for the Honolulu City Council where he audited local government agencies, and subsequently returned to GAO in 1998. Mr. Gómez holds a bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering from Rice University and a master’s degree in Public Policy Studies from the Harris School at the University of Chicago.