Mary Alice Hayward
Vice President of Government Affairs and Advocacy, AREVA Inc.

Mary Alice Hayward is the Vice President of Government Affairs and Advocacy at AREVA Inc. She previously served as the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Nuclear Nonproliferation Policy and Negotiations in the Department of State’s Bureau of International Security and Nonproliferation and as a Director for Counterproliferation Strategy at the National Security Council in the White House. Mary Alice also was the Secretary of Energy’s Senior Policy Advisor for National Security Matters and a Professional Staff Member for the U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee. She holds a Masters degree in political science with a specialty in Latin American political economies from the University of Texas at Austin and Bachelors in anthropology and foreign languages from the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor.