Barney Kent

Managing Director

Barney is an ambitious and highly accomplished Managing Director with over 15 years experience in STM publishing. As an award winning Medical Sales Director at Touch Group Plc. (trading as Touch Briefings) he successfully developed and managed a team of 30 and was responsible for the development of the products and company’s revenue. covering over 30 journal titles across 15 therapy areas.  In 2012 Barney successfully led the management buy out of several established therapy areas from Touch Briefings to form Touch Medical Media.

Since 2012 Barney has formed a highly experienced and skilled team to develop the business further.  Barney has focussed on quality and best practice, developing the journals, improving online services, and also broadening the publications to cover additional specialities.

Touch Medical Media believe that the quality and accessibility of our products is our most important asset, and have invested considerable time and effort to build our reputation as a trusted provider of content. The redesign of our six main websites and mobile services has been with the user experience in mind, so that content can be viewed on the go by busy physicians whose visits to Touch websites are rapidly increasing.  Our editorial policies meet the publication guidelines as recommended by the ICMJE ( and the Good Publication Practice guidelines (

On a personal level, Barney is a keen cyclist, is married, has two daughters and lives in Oxfordshire where Touch Medical Media is headquartered.


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