PRINCIPAL PERFORMANCE AUDITOR
Andy Hanau joined the Office of the City Auditor in February 2011. As a Principal Performance Auditor, Andy manages teams completing performance audits on a wide range of topics in order to improve the City’s efficiency, effectiveness, and accountability. Three of Andy’s reports have won awards for being amongst the best local government audits in North America, including performance audits of the City’s Waste Hauling and Recycling Programs (2014), the Code Enforcement Division (2015), and Programs for Improving Pedestrian Safety (2016). Other notable projects Andy has led or managed include performance audits of the Business and Industry Incentives Program, the Storm Water Division, the Graffiti Control Program, and the City’s Human Capital Management.
Prior to joining OCA, Andy worked on affordable housing policy issues and performed analysis of the California High Speed Rail project for the Community Redevelopment Agency of the City of Los Angeles, and also worked as a Transportation Planner for the City of Santa Monica. Andy previously worked for the City of San Diego as a Land Use Planner in the Development Services Department from 2005-2008, where he was responsible for analyzing entitlement proposals, reviewing technical reports and identifying regulatory conflicts. Andy left City employment to obtain his Master of Public Policy from the UCLA School of Public Affairs. He also has a B.A. in Political Science from the University of California, San Diego. Andy is a Certified Internal Auditor.