David Friedman

David Friedman

Vice President, Regulatory Affairs

American Fuel and Petrochemical Manufacturers

As AFPM’s Regulatory Affairs Vice President, David is responsible for formulating and implementing the refining and petrochemical industries’ environmental, fuels, transportation, safety and security missions, including the development of Association policy on Congressional legislation and regulatory matters. Prior to being named Environmental Affairs Director in 2006, David was in charge of directing advocacy activities for the Association’s petrochemical membership, identifying, formulating and communicating industry policy positions to legislative and regulatory policymakers. AFPM’s members include virtually all US refiners and petrochemical manufacturers.

David joined the organization in 2004 with more than 20 years of industry and trade association experience, most recently as Federal Government Relations Advisor for Exxon Mobil Corporation in Fairfax, Virginia, where he focused on federal issues affecting the refining, lubes and specialties, marketing, pipeline and marine business units. Previously, David represented trade associations for the forest products, railroad and natural gas pipeline industries on environmental, energy, transportation and technology policy matters.

David received an A.B. in Political Science from the University of Michigan and Masters in Public Policy from the University of California, Berkeley.