Mike Carrol

V.P. Planning & Development

Appointed by President Obama as Inspector General of USAID. Tennis and golf.

Mike Carrol is a key member of the Blue World Voyages development team, articulating the corporate mission and making strategic decisions. Mike has 25 years of leadership experience in the public and private sectors. His background includes providing consulting services to for-profit and non-profit organizations in the areas of business development, compliance and accountability, and operating in developing countries. Prior to joining Blue World Voyages, Mike was the Acting Inspector General for USAID in Washington, D.C, and was a presidential nominee for the position of Inspector General. In this top-level role, he was responsible to providing policy guidance, strategic leadership, and general direction and coordination of all audit and investigative activities relating to U.S. Agency for International Development, U.S. African Development Foundation, Inter-American Foundation, and Millennium Challenge Corporation programs and operations. These responsibilities include: managing a workforce of Foreign Service and Civil Service auditors, criminal investigators, and management staff assigned to 10 overseas regional offices and Washington, DC; setting the strategic and operational direction of the OIG; managing a operational budget of $63 million annually; testifying before Congress; representing the OIG to a number of international and domestic law enforcement and oversight organizations; and representing the OIG to foreign governments.