William (Bill) Smith

William (Bill) Smith serves as Managing Director of NSI’s Healthcare practice group. Most recently, he served as Vice President of U.S. Public Affairs and Policy for the world’s largest pharmaceutical company, Pfizer Inc., where he led the policy, government relations, alliance development, medical advocacy and public affairs team to support the company’s $23 billion U.S. commercial business. Before working for Pfizer, he held various positions throughout government, including Assistant Chief of Staff for two Massachusetts governors. At the federal level, he served as Chief of Staff, Deputy Chief of Staff and Director of Public Affairs for the Office of National Drug Control Policy where he was closely involved in developing the President’s National Drug Control Strategy and communications plan. He also served as a leadership and committee staffer for Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives.