Director of Cost Assessment and Program Evaluation
US Department of Defense
Jamie Morin is the Director of Cost Assessment and Program Evaluation (CAPE) for the US Department of Defense, leading a team of analysts and operations researchers who develop the department’s Future Years Defense Plan and cost projections for US military acquisition programmes. Previously, Morin served for five years as the Air Force's Assistant Secretary for Financial Management, responsible for the air force’s budget, cost and economic analysis programmes, and accounting and finance operations. From July 2012 to April 2013, he also served as the Acting Under-Secretary and Chief Management Officer of the Air Force, including work as the lead headquarters official for space and energy issues. Earlier, he worked for the Senate Budget Committee as the lead analyst for the defense and foreign affairs budgets. Morin has prior experience with various think tanks and as an international economic development consultant. He has a BSc in Foreign Service from Georgetown University, an MSc from the London School of Economics and a PhD from Yale University.