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George W. Collard - Deputy Inspector General for Audits and Inspections

George W. Collard was appointed as the Deputy Inspector General for Audits and Inspections in January 2016.  He is responsible for the direction of all audits, inspections and special reviews of all Department of Energy and the National Nuclear Security Administration programs and activities.  Mr. Collard previously had been the Assistant Inspector General for Performance Audits.  Prior to joining the Office of Inspector General, Mr. Collard was employed by the U.S. General Accounting Office (Government Accountability Office, GAO) where he led a wide audits of a wide variety of programs in the areas of immigration, national security, science, environment and energy.

Mr. Collard graduated with a Bachelor's Degree in Accounting from Bryant College and the Federal Executive Institute's Leadership for a Democratic Society program.  He is the recipient of numerous awards during his Federal career from the GAO, the Office of Inspector General, the Department and the Counsel of Inspector General's on Integrity and Efficiency including the Presidential Rank Award.