Meredith Fensom leads Global Policy and Government Affairs for the Intrexon Corporation. Intrexon's mission is to address some of the world's greatest challenges through the application of biology.
Ms. Fensom’s positions before joining Intrexon include serving as the Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) founding Director for International Affairs; manager of an agricultural trade, business and policy consulting firm; Special Assistant in the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative; and founding Director of the University of Florida’s Law & Policy in the Americas Program.
Ms. Fensom has litigated matters of international law and was a Fulbright Scholar in Santiago, Chile, where she assisted in the design and evaluation of Chile's judicial reform process. She was also awarded CIBER and FLAS Fellowships to Brazil. She has served as a consultant to various multinational institutions including the Inter-American Development Bank, the United Nations’ International Trade Centre and the World Bank. Ms. Fensom received a J.D. from the University of Florida Levin College of Law, a Master’s Degree from the University of Florida Center for Latin American Studies and an undergraduate degree from Furman University. She is fluent in Spanish, conversant in Portuguese and has a basic understanding of French.