Jeffrey Kemprecos

Director, Communications, Government Affairs & Market Access--Gulf Countries

Jeffrey P. Kemprecos, BA, MA, MIBS, isDirector of Communications, Government Affairs & MarketAccessatGSK,a globally-leading healthcare company. Mr. Kemprecos is based inDubai, United Arab Emirates,where heleads GSK’spolicy advocacy across a wide range of health and pharmaceutical industrial issues. The scopeof this work includes healthcare reform, intellectual property and trade-related issues, access to innovative medicinesand vaccines, and regulatory harmonization. Policies and legislation affecting competition, investment and innovation in the pharmaceutical sector constitute a primary focus.Public policy work comprises two complementary missions—advocating legislation, regulations and policies that advance human health and strengthen the innovative medicines sector.Mr. Kemprecos has worked in the innovative biopharmaceuticalindustryacross a variety of countries and regions for more than 25years, including the Eastern Europe, Middle East, Africa, Latin America and Asia/Pacific regions, leading teams responsible for upto 140 countries.Mr. Kemprecos is currently serving in his second term as Chairman of the Intellectual Property Committee for the Pharmaceutical Research & Manufacturers Association in the Gulf (PHRMAG), and is a member of the U.K. Business Council’s Healthcare and Life Sciences Working Group Mr. Kemprecosis a native of Massachusetts. He speaks Arabic, English and Turkish. He is the father of 3 vivacious daughters and an avid fan of vintage automobiles.