Nikki Wood

Chief of Management Integrity & Accountability Branch, EPA

Nikki Wood is currently the Chief of the Management Integrity and Accountability Branch, in the CFO’s office. Nikki leads a team responsible for overseeing the agency’s Program Integrity efforts, which includes risk management, fraud risk management, internal controls, audit management, and payment integrity. Nikki’s efforts include performing programmatic and administrative risk assessments on the EPA’s programs, along with ensuring transparency and collaboration between the EPA and the Government Accountability Office and the EPA’s Office of Inspector General. She also has over 20 years of experience in the financial and risk management sector, a Chief Risk Officer certification from George Mason University, and a Masters of Business Administration, a Master’s in Financial Management, and a Bachelor’s degree in Communications each from the University of Maryland.