Mr. George Scott

Deputy Inspector General, NASA

George A. Scott assumed the role of NASA's Acting Inspector General in January 2024, following five years of service as the Deputy Inspector General. He previously served as Interim Executive Director of the Pandemic Response Accountability Committee. Prior to joining NASA, Scott held various positions during his 30-year career at the Government Accountability Office (GAO). During his time there, he served as the Managing Director of GAO's Homeland Security and Justice Team, where he oversaw GAO's efforts in the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Department of Justice. This included initiatives to secure the nation's borders and infrastructure, as well as strengthen emergency preparedness and response capabilities. He also led oversight efforts on various justice programs and grants. Scott, a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, is a Certified Fraud Examiner. He is an accomplished speaker, having testified numerous times before Congress and presented at various conferences and training events.