Elizabeth Field Singer is the Assistant Inspector General for Audits and Inspections at the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction. She leads the agency’s multidisciplinary team of auditors, program analysts and inspectors deployed in Kabul, Afghanistan, and at SIGAR headquarters in Arlington, Va. Ms. Singer is responsible for ensuring that SIGAR issues high-quality and timely reports to aid Congress in its oversight of U.S.-funded Afghanistan reconstruction programs, and to support agencies charged with implementing these programs.
Ms. Singer joined SIGAR in November 2010, serving first as a Senior Audit Manager and most recently as Chief of Staff. Before joining SIGAR, she worked in the International Affairs and Trade Team at the U.S. Government Accountability Office. There, she supervised and conducted performance reviews and authored several reports on a wide range of issues related to foreign affairs, international human rights, global health policy, and national security.
Ms. Singer has traveled extensively in the Middle East, Africa, and Southeast Asia, where she led fact-finding trips related to her work as a government auditor. Prior work experience also includes serving as a Jacob K. Javits fellow on the Public Health Subcommittee of the U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
Ms. Singer has a bachelor’s degree in history, with honors, from Davidson College and a master’s degree in public policy from Duke University.