Laura MacCleery

Vice President for Consumer Policy and Mobilization


Laura MacCleery is Vice President for Consumer Policy and Mobilization and is a seasoned legislative and regulatory campaigner for improvements to public health. She is the author or editor of more than 75 comments to regulatory dockets and over 25 major research-based reports, and has testified in administrative hearings, the U.S. Congress, and Brussels. She spent close to a decade with the consumer-rights advocacy group Public Citizen where she was Deputy Director of the Auto Safety Group and Director of Congress Watch, leading eleven staff on issues from sunshine in government to safety standards for children’s toys. More recently, she was Director of Regulatory Affairs, at Center for Science in the Public Interest, where she worked on food policy. MacCleery graduated Phi Beta Kappa from the University of Virginia in 1994 and earned her law degree from Stanford in 1999.

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