Amy Jackson joined Johnson & Johnson as the Head of Government Affairs and Policy for Pharmaceuticals for the Asia Pacific region in October 2021 and is currently based in Tokyo.
From January 2016-September 2021, Ms. Jackson served as the Japan Representative for the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA) where she led the activities of PhRMA’s Tokyo and advocated for research-based pharmaceutical companies on government, economic and health care policy matters in Japan. For six years before that, Ms. Jackson served as the President of the American Chamber of Commerce in Korea (AMCHAM Korea). During her tenure in Korea, she awarded an Industrial Service Medal by South Korean President Lee Myung-bak and was inducted as an honorary citizen of Seoul.
Prior to joining AMCHAM Korea, Ms. Jackson was a Director at an international trade and investment consulting firm based in Washington D.C. From 1998-2005, Ms. Jackson worked at the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR), first serving as the Director of Japanese Affairs and later as the Deputy Assistant USTR for Korea. Prior to that, Ms. Jackson worked in the International Relations Division at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). Ms. Jackson served as a Mansfield Fellow from 1995-1997.
In addition to serving as a member of the Mansfield Foundation’s Board of Directors, Ms. Jackson also serves as a Vice President of the American Chamber of Commerce in Japan (ACCJ). Ms. Jackson has a master’s degree in international relations from Johns Hopkins University and a bachelor’s degree in government from Pomona College.