Eric Barnett, MD, ACA
Chief Financial Officer
An experienced life-science business manager and doctor of medicine, Eric Barnett has worked across the health industry in a diverse array of settings, from large pharmaceutical companies and hospitals in finance administration, to small entrepreneurial firms. After an early career in medicine, he joined the professional service firm Deloitte Haskins & Sells (now PwC) in London to participate on a consultancy team developing programs to streamline the National Health Service, an agency funded by the government of the United Kingdom.
Following this consulting work, Barnett joined the National Health Service, becoming Chief Financial Officer of a London hospital group. In 1998, he was recruited for GlaxoSmithKline’s clinical executive committee, where for eight years he led the capital management of the global research and development clinical portfolio, one of the largest in the industry.
Barnett joined the Piedmont Pharmaceuticals team in March 2008, where he currently serves as Executive Vice President of Business Development and Marketing. Barnett earned his medical degree at the University of Bristol in Bristol, England. He also is a qualified chartered accountant (PwC alumnus) and a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales.