Dr. Kerry Healey is internationally recognized for her nearly three decades of service in academia, government and humanitarian work. She took office as Babson College president in July 2013. Under Healey’s leadership, Babson has further strengthened its reputation and position as the recognized global leader in entrepreneurship education.
Healey served as the 70th lieutenant governor of Massachusetts from 2003 to 2007. She introduced, enacted and implemented a wide range of policy and legislative initiatives for the Romney-Healey administration highlighted by a bi-partisan effort to successfully craft Massachusetts’ first-in-the-nation health care-reform legislation.
In 2008, Healey was appointed as a founding member of the Executive Committee of the U.S. State Department’s Public-Private Partnership for Justice Reform in Afghanistan, and has led numerous philanthropic initiatives both in the United States and abroad.
Haley earned her AB in government from Harvard College and her PhD in political science and law from Trinity College, Dublin.