Brian Kelly is a veteran pharmaceutical industry government affairs leader with diverse experience, having managed state government affairs departments at Parke-Davis/Warner Lambert, Aventis, Daiichi-Sankyo and Novartis’ northeast region.  He currently serves as the leader of Novo Nordisk’s State Government Affairs team and as a member of the Public Affairs Leadership Team.  Kelly has led state and federal government relations and policy functions at several global pharmaceutical companies during his tenure in the industry. Prior to entering the private sector, his career comprised a variety of positions in government and not-for-profit leadership.   These roles included service on the staff of a NJ Member of Congress, professional staff of a Congressional Committee, in-house counsel and chief lobbyist for the New Jersey State Bar Association and as counsel in the Office of Governor’s Counsel during NJ Governor Florio’s administration.

Brian Kelly

Senior Director, State Government Affairs, Novo Nordisk