David Walker, Ten Points About the U.S. Fiscal Condition
January 26, 2007
David M. Walker began his 15-year term as Comptroller General of the United States in November 1998. He is also the head of the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO), a legislative branch agency that examines how taxpayer dollars are spent and advises lawmakers and agency heads on ways to make government work better. Before his appointment as Comptroller General, Walker, a certified public accountant, worked at Arthur Andersen LLP, where he was a partner and global managing director of the human capital services practice.