Kevin A. Klock joined the Foundation for the National Institutes of Health in October 2015 and serves as Senior Vice President, Chief Operating Officer and General Counsel. In addition to providing overall leadership of the Foundation’s corporate infrastructure and legal strategy, he is co-Chair of WHO Collaborating Center Support for New Coordinating Mechanisms, a series of high-level consortia that provide technical advice and learnings to inform the World Health Organization, policymakers, and the public as a pandemic treaty is negotiated.

Klock holds an appointment at Georgetown University as Adjunct Professor and Scholar at the O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law. He writes and teaches at the intersection of global health, public and corporate governance, and public-private partnerships. He has published in the Journal for the American Medical Association, The Lancet, Hastings Center Reports, and others. Klock was formerly Head of Governance and Assistant Secretary for Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance where he played a key role to stand up the International Finance Facility for Immunisation (IFFIm). Prior to this he was with the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD), which provides research and education to corporate boards.

Klock received his J.D., magna cum laude, from Georgetown and is a member of the bars of the District of Columbia and the United States Supreme Court. He is a graduate of Duke University, received his M.A. from American University, and was Lord Rothermere Scholar at Oxford University.