Senior Director, International Affairs Becton, Dickinson and Company (BD)

Adam Zerda is Sr. Director, International Affairs for BD. Adam develops and leads cross-sector collaborations to address unmet health needs globally. By partnering with international agencies, governments and non-government organizations, BD works to address specific health goals such improving pandemic preparedness, strengthening clinical and laboratory practices, safely immunizing children, addressing infectious and non-communicable diseases, combating antimicrobial resistance and improving safety for health workers and patients.

Adam has previously held role in strategy, R&D and innovation at BD, most recently leading BD’s efforts to combat antimicrobial resistance (AMR).  He is a board director of North Carolina BIO and the AMR Industry Alliance and holds a Ph.D. in Polymer Science and Engineering and a B.S. in Chemistry.