Government Affairs Roundtable July 2023

July 11, 2023 | 9:00 AM TO 10:30 AM

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Governor Shapiro’s Secretary of Policy and Planning Akbar Hossain will offer his insights to PA Chamber Investor Members at our upcoming GA Roundtable!

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virtually on Tuesday, July 11 from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. The agenda will focus on development of the 2023-24 state budget and other policy priorities emerging this session. In addition to Akbar Hossain’s presentation, attendees will engage in a discussion on key legislative issues impacting the state’s business community with PA Chamber President and CEO Luke Bernstein and our Government Affairs team.

You won’t want to miss this highly-anticipated, exclusive event! We look forward to hosting you virtually!


Tuesday, July 11, 2023 


9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.


Virtual: Zoom


(Investor Members Only)


Akbar Hossain currently serves as the Secretary of Policy and Planning for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Prior to his appointment to Governor Josh Shapiro’s cabinet, Secretary Hossain served as the Executive Director of the Shapiro-Davis Transition and as Policy Director on the Shapiro for Pennsylvania gubernatorial campaign. Previously, he was a white-collar government investigations attorney at Morgan Lewis and served as a law clerk at the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.

He has interned for the White House Office of Public Engagement and Intergovernmental Affairs, the Department of Homeland Security, and served as a Truman-Albright Fellow at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Secretary Hossain has been recognized nationally as a Harry S. Truman Scholar, a Paul and Daisy Soros Fellow, and a member of the Aspen Global Leaders Network. His work has been featured on CNN, NPR, Huffington Post, Philadelphia Inquirer, and many other media outlets. Secretary Hossain has a Bachelor’s Degree from Franklin & Marshall College and a Juris Doctor from University of Pennsylvania Law School.