Acting Assistant Inspector General for Audit

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Van Nguyen

Ms. Nguyen serves as Acting Assistant Inspector General for Audit for the USAID Office of Inspector General. In this position, she is responsible for managing audit and evaluation operations for the the office. In addition to providing oversight of USAID, she also leads related oversight efforts for three other U.S. foreign assistance agencies: the Millennium Challenge Corporation, U.S. African Development Foundation, and Inter-American Foundation, totaling over $45 billion in budget oversight. To carry out this broad oversight mission, she oversees a global workforce of 175 auditors and support staff working across 15 units in Washington, DC; Africa; Asia; Europe; and Latin America and the Caribbean.

Ms. Nguyen is a member of the Senior Foreign Service with over 20 years of international development experience.  Prior to her current assignment as Acting Assistant Inspector General, she served as OIG’s Principal Deputy Assistant Inspector General for Audit. In her time with OIG, she has led its Global Strategic Audits Division, served as the Director of Audit in Pakistan, and Regional Inspector General for Audit for Latin America and the Caribbean.  She has had tours abroad in El Salvador, Pakistan, and Senegal.  

Prior to joining the Federal Government, Ms. Nguyen was an Audit Manager at Arthur Andersen LLP. 

Ms. Nguyen holds a Bachelor of Science degree from George Mason University and is a Certified Public Accountant licensed in Virginia.