Fitzroy Lee was appointed Deputy Chief Financial Officer and Chief Economist for the Office of the Chief Financial Officer (OCFO) in October 2009.
Prior to becoming the Chief Economist, Lee was the Director of Revenue Estimation. Lee has worked for the Economic Research Service of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), where he co-authored a paper on the efficacy of user-fees for funding the meat inspection program. He was also an Assistant Professor of Economics at Tulane University in New Orleans.
Lee has published papers on revenue forecasting and tax policy in nationally recognized academic journals. He is a member of the board of directors of the National Tax Association.
Lee holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Applied Physics and Computer Science from the University of the West Indies (Jamaica) and earned his Ph.D. in Economics at The Andrew Young School of Policy Studies at Georgia State University.