Senior Life Sciences and Healthcare Strategist
Leslie Platt, J.D., is a Senior Advisor on health and human services. Mr. Platt is a nationally recognized life sciences attorney and executive with experience at senior levels in government and industry on national health policy, biomedical research, development, and commercialization; program funding, financing, and impact investment strategies; public-private partnerships; and many other areas.
In the federal government, Mr. Platt was a charter member of the federal Senior Executive Service, and advised Cabinet officers and top government officials on a range of high‑priority legal, policy, and management issues. Mr. Platt served as Executive Assistant to the Director and Chief of Operations, Office of the Director, at the National Institutes of Health (NIH); Deputy General Counsel-Legal Counsel at the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS); Counsel and Staff Director of the White House Agent Orange Working Group; and, earlier, as HUD Associate General Counsel for Legislation.