Thomas Simoes

Department of the Navy

Mr. Simoes serves as the Director of the Investment and Development Division within the Office of Budget since May 2012. His responsibilities include analyzing and making recommendations concerning budget policies and estimates in the areas of Procurement, Research and Development (R&D), and Military Construction. Mr. Simoes has over 30 years of service with the Department of the Navy and the Department of Defense. Mr. Simoes was selected as a member of the Senior Executive Service (SES) in July 2008 to serve as the Associate Director for Ground, Sea, & Other Programs in the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense (OSD) (Comptroller), Investment Directorate. During this time, Mr. Simoes led a team of senior budget analysts responsible for over a $100 billion annual investment portfolio that covered ten different procurement and R&D appropriations. Prior to his position with OSD Comptroller, Mr. Simoes was a senior Operations Research Analyst in the office of Cost Assessment and Program Evaluation (CAPE) within OSD from May 2003 to July 2008. While in CAPE, he was responsible for the oversight of defense mobility programs such as the Air Force’s Tanker Replacement Program and cargo aircraft such as C-17, C-5, and C-130. During this period, Mr. Simoes managed the Air Force Tanker Recapitalization Analysis of Alternatives (AOA), a 40-year $110 billion program involving the replacement of over 500 KC-135 aircraft. From April 1999 to May 2003, Mr. Simoes was the Deputy Head of the Program Planning and Development Branch (N801) within Office of the Chief of Naval Operations Programming Division (N80). During this time, he supervised 25 military officers and civilian program analysts in the development of the Navy Program Objectives Memorandum (POM).