Julia Barnes-Weise, JD, CLP, Executive Director, Global Healthcare Innovation Alliance Accelerator
Julia Barnes-Weise is the Executive Director of the Global Healthcare Innovation Alliances Accelerator (GHIAA)) a non-profit organization spun out of a program in Public Policy at Duke University, and a Senior Consultant to the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI).
She is a lawyer, global health policy consultant, entrepreneur and Certified Licensing Professional. Barnes-Weise is a former Director of Business Development at Glaxo Wellcome (now GSK) and has consulted for BioMatch, LLC for many years. She has decades of experience negotiating IP licenses, alliance agreements and advising companies and institutions on partnering strategies. Her educational background includes a Juris Doctor degree from the University of North Carolina, a year at the Notre Dame London Law Centre studying international trade law, a BA from Ohio Wesleyan University, and an executive educational program at Duke University’s Fuqua Business School in International Marketing Leadership.