Association Management | Communications | Meetings & Events
July 29, 2015
Nicholas Gardner is an Account Executive at Kellen with particular expertise in regulatory and legislative issues management. Nicholas coordinates government affairs for several food industry trade associations, including the Infant Nutrition Council of America, the International Food Additives Council, Marinalg International, and others.
In this role, Nicholas provides strategic legislative and regulatory advising on federal, state and local issues and represents the interests of his clients within various stakeholder constituencies. Nicholas also frequently works with U.S. regulatory agencies and other international regulatory bodies. Nicholas has represented client interests before the Codex Alimentarius, testified at before state legislatures and regulatory panels and developed and managed issue-specific advocacy campaigns.
Nicholas holds a master’s degree in History from American University in Washington, D.C. and a bachelor’s degree in history and public policy from Franklin and Marshall College in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Nicholas is a member of the Institute for Food Technologists, the American Society of Association Executives and the American Association of Governmental Relations Professionals.