Alan Horowitz is Vice President of Global Safety, Health & Environment and Operations Compliance at AstraZeneca, a multi-national pharmaceutical company. His Global SHE team is responsible for providing strategic, technical and compliance assurance support across AstraZeneca, including natural resource management, product stewardship and workplace health & safety. Alan’s Compliance team leads the development and implementation of the AZ compliance and assurance framework across Global Operations, including the company’s manufacturing sites and external suppliers. Alan reports to the Chief Compliance Officer, and is a member of the Global Compliance Leadership Team and Operations Senior Leadership Team. He chairs the AZ SHE Leadership Team. He also sits on the AZ Responsible Business Council and Environmental Sustainability Advisory Board. Alan is based at AZ’s US headquarters in Wilmington, DE.
An environmental attorney by trade, Alan spent 3 years (2006-09) in the UK leading the strategy and compliance function of the Global SHE organization. During that time, Alan led the development of the company’s SHE strategy, and established the AZ SHE Policy framework. Prior to that, Alan served as the company's global SHE counsel. Before joining AZ in 1997, Alan practiced environmental law in Washington, DC at Fried Frank (1992-96) and Paul Hastings (1996-97).
Alan and his wife Stacy are the proud parents of three teenage sons.