Charles K. Edwards resumed his position of record as Deputy Inspector General on January 4, 2013, and remains as head of DHS OIG, a role he first attained when he was named Acting Inspector General on February 27, 2011.
Mr. Edwards has more than 20 years of experience in the Federal government and has held leadership positions at several agencies, including the Transportation Security Administration, the United States Postal Service Office of Inspector General, and the United States Postal Service.
He has received numerous awards for his outstanding contributions to the Federal and law enforcement communities, as well as awards for excellence and distinguished achievement from individual Offices of Inspector General and the Federal Inspector General Community as a whole.
Mr. Edwards is a graduate of Loyola College in Maryland, with a double Masters Degree in Electrical Engineering and Computer Engineering. He also holds a Federal Chief Information Officer Certificate and Master’s Certificate in Information Technology Project Management from Carnegie Mellon University. In addition, Mr. Edwards is certified as a Project Management Professional.