Hala Nsouli

Assistant Inspector General for Technology Solutions, U.S. Small Business Administration

Dr. Hala Nsouli is the Assistant Inspector General for Technology Solutions at the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), Office of Inspector General (OIG). In this capacity, she leads the implementation of a comprehensive digital roadmap to prevent and detect fraud within SBA’s programs and operations, which includes oversight of over a trillion dollars of lending authority aimed at stabilizing the nation’s economy and providing vital capital to the nation’s small businesses. Prior to her current appointment, Dr. Nsouli served as SBA OIG’s Data Analytics Director where she led the integration of data analytics into the heart of oversight operations. Her leadership has been instrumental in supporting and enabling oversight of SBA pandemic assistance programs, to include fraud detection and investigation. Dr. Nsouli has over 18 years of experience and has held multiple positions in the Federal data analytics space leading high-energy, cross-functional teams who harness the power of human-centered technologies to drive organizational growth and improve the human experience. Dr. Nsouli holds a Doctorate degree in Epidemiology and a Master’s degree in Public Health from The George Washington University, and a Bachelor’s degree in Nutrition and Dietetics from The American University of Beirut. Dr. Nsouli is also a certified Executive Coach from Georgetown University, and is certified in Executive Leadership and Leadership for a Democratic Society from OPM's Federal Executive Institute.