Jennifer Young is Vice President, Global Policy and Public Affairs for Specialty Care, Policy Planning, and Strategy at Pfizer. Jennifer leads diverse global teams including Pfizer’s Global Policy and Public Affairs (GPPA) Specialty Care team overseeing development and execution of public policy and government affairs strategies to shape the operating environment for multiple business units including Rare Disease, Hospital, and Inflammation and Immunology. She also leads the GPPA Policy Planning and Strategy team where she coordinates strategy and execution of public policy priorities and stakeholder engagement around the globe. She previously led the Policy and Public Affairs team for Emerging Asia at Pfizer.
Jennifer has 20 years of experience across corporate, government and trade association policy making. Prior to Pfizer, she was Associate Vice President, International Affairs at PhRMA leading PhRMA’s international market access and policy team; Director of International Public and Government Affairs at Novartis; and U.S. Presidential Management Fellow and International Trade Specialist at the U.S. Department of Commerce where she led the China and Northeast Asia portfolio in the Office of Intellectual Property Rights and was detailed to the U.S. Embassy in Beijing with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. Jennifer holds a JD from the Pennsylvania State University, an MSc from the London School of Economics and Political Science, studied Modern History at Magdalen College, Oxford, and holds a BA in International Affairs from the George Washington University (magna cum laude). Jennifer has served as an appointed advisor by the U.S. Department of Commerce and USTR to multiple Industry Trade Advisory Committees.