Christie Bloomquist


Vice President, US Corporate and Government Affairs

Responsibilities

Christie leads the US Corporate and Government Affairs teams and the Washington, D.C. office. Christie’s team is responsible for internal and external corporate communications, brand communications, government relations, public affairs, and community relations in the US. She is a member of the US BioPharmaceuticals Business Unit Leadership Team, the Global Corporate Affairs Leadership Team, and the North American Governance Committee. Christie also serves as President of the AstraZeneca Healthcare Foundation and Chair of the AZPAC.

Prior Experience

Most recently, Christie served as Head of US Federal Government Affairs and Policy where she led the team responsible for AstraZeneca's external engagement with Congress and executive branch agencies and was responsible for federal and state policy issues.

Christie also has led AstraZeneca’s Policy and Executive Branch Advocacy function and, prior to that, was a partner in the life sciences practice of a large law firm, building on her many years of experience as an attorney in private practice. Christie also served as Senior Director, Federal Government Affairs, with AstraZeneca in Washington, D.C.

Education

  • Bachelor of Arts, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 
  • Juris Doctor and Master of Healthcare Administration, Washington University, St. Louis, MO