Health Policy Counsel – FPF

General Overview:

FPF is seeking to hire a Policy Counsel to lead its work on emerging questions of privacy and data protection related to health data. Key responsibilities for the position are expected to include: working with the CEO and VP for Policy to define a strategic vision for FPF’s health portfolio; undertaking independent research, analysis, and writing on emerging legal and policy issues related to privacy and technology; leading outreach and collaboration with interested FPF stakeholders, health interest groups, civil society, relevant government agencies, academics, and other key partners; and organizing events and meetings with stakeholders, both in person and virtual.

This is a full-time position that can be located in Washington, D.C, Brussels, Tel Aviv or Dublin.


  • Strategic planning for FPF’s health data goals and strategies ranging from challenges for real world evidence, uses of genetic data, wearables, machine learning with health data and similar issues.
  • Legal and policy analysis and development of recommendations related to emerging issues in health as well as regulatory consideration of questions of health data protection
  • Outreach and collaboration with FPF stakeholders, as well as with health interest groups, relevant government agencies, academics, and other key partners
  • Leadership of Genetics Working Group and FPF-IAF Joint Health Initiative
  • Research and writing on emerging issues related to privacy and technology; drafting filings for regulatory proposals, drafting white papers or other academic papers as assigned
  • Provide commentary through blog posts, media interviews, and representation at public panel presentations and events

Required Qualifications:

  • J.D. or Masters degree in a related field
  • 2-10 years experience in relevant legal, policy, or technical positions with specific knowledge of health privacy strongly preferred
  • Familiarity with related U.S.and European legislative and regulatory privacy laws
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Interest in emerging trends in technology and implications for users and society
  • Demonstrated project planning and organizational skills

To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to [email protected]