Oliver Rocroi, Vice President, Federal Government Relations & External Affairs

Oliver Rocroi serves as Vice President, Federal Government Relations & External Affairs for the California Life Sciences (CLS). Based in CLS’s Washington, D.C. office, he is responsible for the development and implementation of external communication strategies, directing the association’s advocacy activities while incorporating strategic communications and alliance development objectives.

He has significant public relations, advocacy, government affairs, and campaign expertise developed over his twenty year career, having spent time as a legislative staffer, professional consultant, lobbyist, and public relations professional before leading CLS’s state advocacy team in Sacramento for three years.

He has been directly involved with over 15 legislative, congressional, and state-wide campaigns in addition numerous regional ballot measures, local and county government campaigns, and public education initiatives. He is a graduate of California State Polytechnic University Pomona, with a degree in Aerospace Engineering.