Stephen Donovan is the Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer for International Paper Company, a global leader in the paper and packaging industry with over 60,000 employees in 33 countries. His responsibilities include managing International Paper's global ethics and compliance program, conducting compliance audits and risk assessments, implementing corporate compliance training, and managing Corporate Security and internal investigations.
Mr. Donovan began his career as an attorney with the Antitrust Division of the U.S. Department of Justice. Since then, he has served as an associate in the Washington, D.C. office of Foley & Lardner, as an in-house attorney with a large telecommunications equipment manufacturer, and as an Adjunct Professor at Seton Hall University Law School.
Mr. Donovan holds a law degree from the Catholic University of America, an M.A. degree in Economics from the University of Notre Dame, and a B.A. degree in Economics from the University of Oklahoma. He also earned a post-graduate diploma in EU competition law from the School of Law, King's College London.