SVP, Ceneral counsel and Corporate Secretary
Alice Eldridge, General Counsel at BAE Systems
Alice Eldridge, a member of the Potomac Officers Club, joined BAE Systems in July 2019 as senior vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary.
In the said roles, Eldridge handles BAE Systems’ legal matters and oversees its businesses across the U.S., U.K., Sweden and Israel.
She also manages the company’s contracts, security, ethics, compliance and export control functions, in addition to serving as a company board member, BAE Systems posted.
Most recently, Eldridge spent seven years as the vice president and chief counsel of the company’s platforms and services sector, which consists of the combat vehicles, weapons systems, ship repair, protection systems, ordinance systems and Hägglunds business units.
The role entailed providing strategic and subject matter guidance for the acquisition and execution of U.S. government contracts and international direct commercial and foreign military sales contracts for programs in countries like Australia, India, Turkey, Saudi Arabia and Singapore.
She joined Bae Systems after a five-year career at Lockheed Martin, where she was appointed as general counsel for the company’s systems integration and tactical systems divisions. In addition, she managed Lockheed Martin’s ethics program during her tenure as vice president of ethics and business conduct.
Prior to working for Lockheed Martin, she worked as an associate with the law firms of Howrey & Simon and Davis, Graham & Stubbs. She also served for the Montgomery County Adult English Literacy Council, the Broome County Urban League and the Owego, New York, Growing Years Children’s Center.
Eldridge graduated from the University of Vermont with a bachelor’s degree in economics and political science before earning a juris doctor degree from George Washington University.
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