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Biography PhotoLaura K. Kennedy
Senior Vice President, Chief Ethics
and Compliance Officer


Ms. Kennedy, Senior Vice President, Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer, has been with Emergent BioSolutions since September 2016. Prior to working at Emergent, Ms. Kennedy served as Senior Vice President, Ethics and Compliance at SAIC where she designed and implemented a comprehensive Ethics and Compliance program. Prior to joining SAIC, Ms. Kennedy was the Vice President, Global Compliance and Chief Ethics Officer at Honeywell Inc. and was in private practice serving as a partner at Jenner & Block, Holland & Knight, and Seyfarth Shaw.

Ms. Kennedy is a recognized expert in Ethics and Compliance who leverages decades of legal and business expertise to implement “best in class” ethics, compliance and risk management programs. She has extensive experience in private practice, specializing in regulatory law and international trade compliance, and in serving as the Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer of global Fortune 500 companies. She is a thought leader in developing strategy, policy and comprehensive ethics and compliance programs using practical, innovative tools and integrated approaches to detect and prevent wrongdoing.

Ms. Kennedy holds a J.D. from Cornell Law School and a B.A. in Government from Oberlin College.