Mr. Simpson has over thirty-eight years of experience in executive management, federal contracting, and property disposal related to managing and executing government and business functions. As the Director of the Office of Contract Management / Office of Procurement and Assistance Management at the Department of Energy, he was the senior official with responsibility for overseeing the Department’s acquisition planning, business clearance, and contract administration systems. This spanned ten major DOE contracting offices and a number of second tier contracting offices with budgets in excess of $15B annually. As the Director of DOE’s Office of Procurement and Assistance Management, he was the Senior Procurement Executive with broad responsibilities for all aspects of DOE’s procurement system, including issuance of DOE’s procurement and financial assistance regulations and policies, delegation an management of contracting authorities, and ensuring compliance with applicable laws, regulations, and policies.
Mr. Simpson has a B.S. in Business Management, is a graduate of the Federal Executive Institute, and is a member of the National Contract Management Association as well as its Executive Advisory Council.
Mr. Simpson has proven ability in working with senior level government and corporate executives in obtaining support and endorsement of acquisition initiatives, policies and contract strategies. He has extensive experience with performance based contracting approaches, contract negotiation, and the formation and management of research and development, services, complex supplies, and facilities management and operations contracts.