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Renata J. Matsson, PhD, J.D.

Chief Compliance Officer

Renata Matsson

Dr. Matsson is an experienced international compliance attorney with over 25 years of experience in compliance governance, enterprise risk management and data privacy in healthcare and  life sciences industry.

As the head of compliance at Johns Hopkins Medicine International (JHI), she is responsible for compliance with laws that are applicable to JHI’s international activities including the U.S Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and other anticorruption laws as well as assuring that JHI has an effective program to prevent and detect violations of JHI Policies and of any laws for which JHI is potentially liable.

Prior to joining JHI, Dr. Matsson worked for a Swedish government think tank specializing on country risk assessments of the former Soviet-led Communist bloc of Eastern Europe, Mongolia, Cuba and Vietnam;  headed R&D, commercial compliance and risk management at several major multinational companies, including AstraZeneca (formerly Astra, Sweden), Eisai (Japan) and Sanofi (France) and served as Chief Compliance and Privacy Officer at Joslin Diabetes Center, an Harvard affiliated Academic Medical Center in Boston, Massachusetts. 

She holds a PhD in Russian History and a law degree, both from the University of Vienna, Austria, and post graduate degrees from the Collège d'Europe in Bruges, Belgium and the Harvard School of Public Health/ Concentration Health Law, in Boston, Massachusetts.