Ms. Nimisha Agarwal serves as the Assistant Administrator for Fund Management in the Federal Insurance and Mitigation Administration (FIMA). Prior to joining FEMA in August 2019, Ms. Agarwal served as Comptroller for Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), overseeing financial management operations for the agency. She also held a variety of leadership positions within ICE’s Office of the Chief Financial Officer. Ms. Agarwal was appointed to the Senior Executive Service in April 2016.
In her current role, Ms. Agarwal provides leadership and oversight of the National Flood Insurance Fund with $4.7 billion in revenue. She oversees the development of plans and instructions for FIMA’s financial estimates and personnel requirements for the Fund, and the multi-year financial planning estimates of Write Your Own insurance companies that issue flood insurance policies on behalf of FEMA. In addition, she provides the foundational infrastructure essential for mission success by managing budgets, human resources and logistics in support of FIMA’s daily operations and FIMA’s response to disasters nationwide. Under her leadership, the directorate provides a solid customer-centric foundation through fiscal responsibility, planning, transparency and communication.
Ms. Agarwal has over twenty years of experience in strategic planning, budget administration, policy institution, and human resource management. Her robust background in all areas of financial management include budget formulation and justification, business process reengineering, audit preparedness, and financial system modernization.
Ms. Agrawal holds a Bachelor of Accounting from the University of Maryland. She resides in McLean, VA, with her husband and two children.