Dr Jesse Goodman
Independent Non-Executive Director
Board of Directors
Glaxo Smith Kline
Dr Goodman was appointed as an Independent Non-Executive Director on 1 January 2016. Dr Goodman previously served in senior leadership positions at the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), including most recently as the FDA’s Chief Scientist and previously as Deputy Commissioner for Science and Public Health and as Director of the Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research (CBER). Dr Goodman played a leadership role in developing the FDA’s Regulatory Science and Medical Countermeasures Initiatives and has worked collaboratively with industry, academia, government and global public health and regulatory partners to prepare for and respond to major public health threats, including emerging infectious diseases, disasters and terrorism. He led the FDA’s response to West Nile Virus and to the 2009 H1N1 inﬂuenza pandemic and served on the Senior Leadership Team for the 2010 White House Medical Countermeasure Review. Dr Goodman brings scientiﬁc and public health expertise to the Board’s deliberations.
Dr Goodman, currently Professor of Medicine at Georgetown University, directs the Georgetown University Center on Medical Product Access, Safety and Stewardship (COMPASS) and is an active clinician who serves as Attending Physician in Infectious Diseases. He also serves as President and Member of the Board of the United States Pharmacopeia (USP) and as a member of the Scientiﬁc Advisory Board (SAB) of the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI).