PPBE Reform Commission

Commissioner Bio

Jamie Morin

Appointed by the Honorable Rosa DeLauro, Chair of House Committee on Appropriations

Hon. Jamie Morin is Vice President of Defense Systems Operations in the Defense Systems Group at The Aerospace Corporation. He leads Aerospace’s technical support to the senior-most levels of the Department of Defense and Department of the Air Force. Morin also is executive director of the Center for Space Policy and Strategy, which provides objective analysis and comprehensive research to ensure well-informed, technically defensible, and forward-looking space policy across the civil, military, intelligence, and commercial space sectors. In addition to his role at Aerospace, Morin is an adjunct professor of international relations at Georgetown University, a member of the Secretary of State’s International Security Advisory Board, and a member of the Board of The HALO Trust, USA, a landmine clearance charity.

Prior to joining Aerospace, Morin served as Director of Cost Assessment and Program Evaluation (CAPE) for the Department of Defense, where he led the organization responsible for analyzing and evaluating the department’s plans, programs, and budgets in relation to U.S. defense objectives, threats, estimated costs, and resource constraints. 

Before his time as Director, CAPE, Morin served for five years as the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force (Financial Management and Comptroller). He also served for a year as Acting Under Secretary of the Air Force, where he led the Air Force Space Board and the Air Force Council. 

Before his time in the Department of Defense, Morin was lead analyst for defense, intelligence, and foreign affairs on the professional staff of the U.S. Senate Committee on the Budget. Morin holds a Bachelor of Arts in Foreign Service from Georgetown University, a Master’s degree in Public Administration and Public Policy from London School of Economics, and a Ph.D. in Political Science from Yale University.

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