Howard Sklamberg Food and Drug Administration

Howard Sklamberg

Howard Sklamberg Food and Drug Administration

Mr. Sklamberg is FDA's Deputy Commissioner for Global Regulatory Operations and Policy, the Directorate comprising the Office of Regulatory Affairs and the Office of International Programs. Mr. Sklamberg provides executive oversight, strategic leadership, and policy direction to FDA's domestic and international product quality and safety efforts, including global data-sharing, development and harmonization of standards, field operations, compliance, and enforcement activities.

Prior to being named Deputy Commissioner in January 2014, Mr. Sklamberg served for one year as Director of the Office of Compliance at FDA's Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER). He also served as FDA's Deputy Associate Commissioner for Regulatory Affairs in the Office of Regulatory Affairs (ORA).

Before coming to FDA, Mr. Sklamberg was a federal prosecutor serving as deputy chief of the Fraud and Public Corruption Section in the United States Attorney's Office for the District of Columbia, and also as an Assistant U.S. Attorney in that office, and as a trial attorney in the Justice Department's Public Integrity Section.

Mr. Sklamberg graduated from Harvard Law School, received a bachelor's degree in economics and political science from Yale University, and earned a master's degree from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy