SAFE-BioPharma Leadership

Matt King, Director
mking@safe-biopharma.org; (410) 271-5624

Matt King has 20+ years of cybersecurity expertise, focusing on Identity, Credential, and Access Management for a broad range of commercial and government entities. He served in the role of Senior Policy Analyst and Identity Management Subject Matter Expert for the US Federal Public Key Infrastructure (FPKI) Policy Authority under the US Government’s Identity Credential and Access Management Subcommittee (ICAMSC) for more than a decade. He also has worked for Booz Allen Hamilton supporting the National Security Agency’s PKI and Biometrics Research initiatives. He holds multiple degrees in Computer Systems Management and Information Systems and a Certificate in Information Resources Management.

Peter Alterman, PhD., Chief Policy Officer
palterman@SAFE-BioPharma.org; 301-943-7452 m

Peter serves as primary liaison with the U.S. FDA, other global regulatory authorities, and global standards and policy bodies. He also is responsible for a variety of association management functions.

He recently retired after 33 years with the U.S. federal government where he held numerous senior information security positions. Most recently, he was Senior Advisor to the National Program Office of the National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace (NSTIC), NIST. Before that he served as Senior Advisor to the NIH CIO for Strategic Initiatives, Assistant CIO for e-authentication at the National Institutes of Health, and Chair of the U.S. Federal PKI Policy Authority. His role in Internet technology started in 1989 as a member of the Federal Research Internet Coordinating Committee.

Allison Burke, Marketing Manager
aburke@safe-biopharma.org; 903-471-1150

Allison Burke is responsible for the association's member services and for its social media outreach. She previously served as Association Manager at Capitol Hill Management Services of North Carolina where she handled a variety of membership services for a portfolio of associations. Allison earned a B.S. from East Carolina University in Greenville, NC.