Howard Barnes

Operating Consultant, The Riverside Company

Barnes provides operational support for the REF fund family specializing in healthcare and consumer businesses. He was the CEO, Wessex Associates Ltd; Managing Director CIBA Vision UK and Ireland (a NOVARTIS company); Vice President, Country General Manager McNeil Consumer Nutritionals Europe (a Johnson & Johnson Company); European director Vistakon ( a Johnson & Johnson company). Barnes also has early career experience in FMCG, pharmaceuticals and healthcare.