Global Head of Government Affairs, ElevateBio, LLC
Heidi L. Wagner serves as Global Head of Government Affairs at ElevateBio, LLC, where she serves on the company’s executive team and is responsible for leading the company’s global government affairs function. From 2018 through January 2021, she served as Senior Vice President, Government Affairs and Policy at Global Blood Therapeutics, Inc., where she was responsible for developing and implementing comprehensive strategies related to health care policy and patient access. Throughout her career, she has held roles responsible for all aspects of government affairs and pricing, including overseeing a broad portfolio of legislative and regulatory policy issues at international, national, and local levels, and overseeing discussions relating to pricing, reimbursement, and patient access, as well as patient advocacy. Previously, Ms. Wagner served as Senior Vice President of Global Government Affairs at Alexion where she successfully led funding negotiations and global payor strategy in support of the company’s rare disease portfolio across its 50-country platform. She also held early leadership roles at Genentech, Inc., and the Healthcare Leadership Council. Ms. Wagner earned a JD at George Mason University School of Law and a BS in Journalism & Mass Communication from the University of Colorado, Boulder.