Patricia A. Thomas

Senior Advisor, US Department of State, International Narcotics & Law Enforcement Affairs

Patricia A Thomas currently serves as a Senior Advisor to the Executive Director of the Bureau of International Narcotics & Law Enforcement Affairs (INL) within the US State Department. She has over 38 years of federal service covering a wide array of policy issues. Since 2006, Ms. Thomas has helped modernize operations and management controls within INL and is presently focused on INL’s Enterprise Risk Management and Fraud Risk mitigation. Prior to joining INL, she was an Assistant IG at State and previously with the Government Accountability Office, she conducted several Congressional reviews.