Director Data protection, IP & Global Health, EFPIA
Brendan Barnes joined EFPIA in 2002 to work on the alignment of national laws in new member states during the enlargement of 2004. Subsequently, he has been involved in EFPIA’s work on multilateral trade and intellectual property issues, including the EU’s legislation on product diversion and compulsory licensing and on issues relating to access to medicines. More recently, he has been involved in the development of new business models in the areas of neglected disease and infection. He previously worked in the pharmaceutical industry for 11 years, in a range of roles including Finance, Strategic Planning and Public Affairs, among other things coordinating work on the Montreal Protocol phase-out of CFC’s. In the course of his career he has also worked in a number of other industries in a range of finance roles.
He has degrees in Psychology and Business.
A UK national, he is married with two children.