Office of Aviation Audits


Assistant Inspector General for Aviation Audits

Matthew Hampton

As Assistant Inspector General for Aviation Audits, Mr. Hampton is responsible for managing DOT OIG reviews of a wide range of Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) programs, including the Next Generation Air Transportation System, air traffic control operations, and key aviation safety workforces.

Mr. Hampton has been with DOT OIG since 1998 and has over 25 years experience in auditing and evaluating aviation programs. His Federal service includes experience with the U.S. General Accountability Office and the House Aviation Subcommittee. He has led reviews of aviation security, aging aircraft, runway safety, financing FAA, and cutting-edge air traffic control technologies. Mr. Hampton has also testified before Congress on FAA-related programs. Before joining the Federal government, Mr. Hampton worked for Senator John Glenn and the Government Research Corporation.

Mr. Hampton is a graduate of American University, where he earned a B.S. in Political Science in 1984. He earned an M.S. in Comparative Economic Development from American University in 1986. He also completed additional graduate course work at Johns Hopkins University, George Washington University, and the Naval War College.

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