• June 3-6, 2024
  • San Diego Convention Center, California


Nancy Travis

Nancy Travis

Vice President of International Affairs
Nancy Travis is vice president for international affairs at the Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO), where she leads the association’s global efforts to advance innovation and access to biotech solutions in healthcare, agriculture and climate change. She is responsible for supervising the work of the BIO Board of Directors International and Intellectual Property Committees. Prior to joining BIO, Ms. Travis held positions as vice president for global compliance and global strategy at the Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed), where she promoted code of ethics compliance worldwide and market access solutions in China and the Asia-Pacific region. Before joining the non-profit community, Ms. Travis had a career in public service, most recently as deputy director of the Office of Economic Policy in the Asia-Pacific Bureau of the U.S. State Department, where she focused on regional economic and trade policy and served as a U.S. delegate to the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum. Ms. Travis currently serves as an advisor to the George H. W. Bush Foundation for U.S.-China Relations. She holds a masters in international affairs degree from Columbia University and a bachelor’s degree from Vassar College. Ms. Travis lives in Falls Church, Virginia with her husband and two daughters. In her spare time, she indulges a passion for classic cars and enjoys watching competitive sports at the elementary school level.
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