William “Bill” Enright is a seasoned biotech executive with more than thirty years of experience in building and financing both privately held and publicly held companies. Mr. Enright is currently Director and CEO of Vaccitech, Ltd. Prior to Vaccitech, Mr. Enright spent more than ten years at Altimmune (NASDAQ: ALT) as a Director, President & CEO, moving multiple programs into clinical testing, completing several acquisitions and eventually taking the company public. Prior to joining Altimmune, Mr. Enright spent six years with GenVec, Inc. (acquired by Precigen) with increasing responsibilities including the Head of Business Development. Mr. Enright has raised more than $300 million through private, public and non-dilutive financings.
Mr. Enright brings a breadth of experiences in a variety of positions within the life science/biotech industry, including time as a consultant, a bench scientist and 12 years with Life Technologies, Inc. (acquired by Thermo-Fisher), working in various senior level licensing, business management, manufacturing and research roles.
Mr. Enright received a Master of Arts in Molecular Biology from SUNY at Buffalo and a Master of Science in Business Management from Johns Hopkins University.