Top Regulatory Affairs Executive oversees the entire regulation process for products requiring governmental approval by ensuring that all necessary applications are filed and handling all government interactions. Develops procedures to ensure regulatory compliance. Being a Top Regulatory Affairs Executive requires a bachelor's degree in area of specialty. Demonstrates expertise in a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures. Additionally, Top Regulatory Affairs Executive typically reports to top management. The Top Regulatory Affairs Executive manages a business unit, division, or corporate function with major organizational impact. Establishes overall direction and strategic initiatives for the given major function or line of business. Has acquired the business acumen and leadership experience to become a top function or division head.