Director, Office of Enterprise Assessments
Nathan H. Martin is the Director of the Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Enterprise Assessments (EA). He joined the Office following 32 years of service to our Nation in the United States Navy.
Enterprise Assessments is responsible for the Department's Independent Oversight Program outlined in DOE O 227.1A, the Enforcement Program, and the National Training Center. EA performs independent assessments for DOE senior leadership that report on whether national security material and information assets are appropriately protected and whether Departmental operations provide for the safety of its employees and the public. EA also implements the Department's congressionally authorized contractor enforcement programs for security and safety on behalf of the Secretary of Energy and operates the DOE National Training Center (NTC). The NTC, the Department’s Center of Excellence for Security and Safety Training and Professional Development, designs, develops, and implements state-of-the-art security and safety training programs for Department federal and contractor personnel nationwide, including the National Nuclear Security Administration.
Mr. Martin’s other assignments within DOE include service as the Acting Senior Vice President and Regional Manager for the Upper Great Plains Region of the Western Area Power Administration. His last active duty assignment before joining the EA team in January 2019 was as a Senior Advisor to the Deputy Secretary of Energy.
During his Navy career, Mr. Martin commanded USS Georgia, USS Florida, and USS San Francisco, making four extended overseas deployments in command. He also served as Deputy Commander for Submarine Squadron 11 in San Diego, California, and as Executive Officer onboard USS Nebraska. Other key assignments included working in the Office of the Chief of Naval Operations and serving as Chief of Staff for the Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa in Djibouti, Africa. His awards include the Defense Superior Service Medal, the Legion of Merit, Meritorious Service Medal, and various other personal awards; but the ones he is proudest of are the unit citations recognizing the exceptional performance of his teams during deployment and the ships’ operating cycles.
Mr. Martin holds a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Rochester’s Simon Business School and a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from North Dakota State University.