Susan Perkins

Agency Audit Liaison, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

Susan Perkins is the Agency Audit Liaison for the Environmental Protection Agency, responsible for the agency’s Audit Management Program. In this role she works closely with the EPA’s risk, internal control, and program integrity teams to identify and address risks to implementation of the agency’s mission. Prior to joining the EPA, she was a program manager at the General Services Administration, working with strategic planning, performance management, and enterprise risk management. Susan has nearly 10 years of experience in strategic and enterprise risk management through roles as an Audit Liaison with the Transportation Security Administration and Sr. Risk Analyst with the Department of Homeland Security, Office of Inspector General. She is a former Co-Chair and founder of the Council of the Inspector General on Integrity and Efficiency’s (CIGIE) Enterprise Risk Management working group, responsible for the development and publication of the Enterprise Risk Management Practitioner’s Guide for Offices of Inspectors General.

Susan holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Homeland Security and Emergency Management and a Master of Business Administration degree in Procurement and Acquisitions. She is a member of the Risk Management Society and holds a RIMS-CRMP-FED credential.