Chief Risk Officer
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
Larry Koskinen has served the public interest for more than forty years through executive positions in the federal government, commercial professional services firms, and non-profit organizations, both within the United States and abroad. He is a member of the Federal Senior Executive Service, and is currently serving as Chief Risk Officer at the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development.
He recently led the Business Transformation Team for New Core, HUD’s administrative shared services partnership with the Treasury Administrative Resource Center, and, at the invitation of the Office of Management and Budget, led the project team that drafted the government-wide playbook for federal shared services adoption. Prior to joining HUD, he served as an executive in the federal Inspector General community, managing analytics, finance, human capital, information technology, strategic planning and support operations at the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration and the U.S. Postal Service Office of Inspector General. He has been involved in multiple federal-level government reform efforts, notably the Reagan-era Grace Commission, and the Clinton-era National Performance Review.
Koskinen was a Vice President at the non-profit Council for Excellence in Government, and a Vice President at the international development consultancy Development Alternatives, Inc. Prior to that he was Director of Administration and Finance at the non-profit Regional Environmental Center for Central and Eastern Europe in Budapest. He was Management Officer for Peace Corps International Operations and also Chief Business Architect. He served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in the Philippines.
He holds a Bachelor of Science in photography from the Rochester Institute of Technology, and a Juris Doctorate from American University’s Washington College of Law.