Director and Chief Audit Executive
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
United States of America
Kevin Ensign is Director and Chief Audit Executive of Audit Services at the Department of Energy's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. As Director, Kevin oversees a comprehensive lab-wide auditing program that provides independent and objective analysis of PNNL's financial and operating activities. Kevin joined PNNL in 2007 as the Laboratory's prime contract manager. He later was PNNL's American Recovery and Reinvestment Act lead, and most recently served as manager of the Laboratory's Business Development and Analysis department. Prior to PNNL, Kevin worked at DOE's Office of River Protection, where he managed all Chief Financial Officer and contracting activities. He also worked more than eight years at DOE's Richland Operations Office as an auditor and as director of the office's Financial Management Division, and worked five years as an auditor with the Defense Contract Audit Agency in California. During his career, Kevin has performed hundreds of government audits, overseen the financial and internal audit functions of numerous DOE contractors and has provided extensive public briefings on DOE costs, including briefings to members of Congress. Kevin holds a bachelor's degree in accounting from Western Washington University. He received a Project Management Professional certification in 2007.