Nancy McKinstry ’84
CEO and Chairman of the Executive Board
As chief executive officer and chairman of Wolters Kluwer, Nancy McKinstry spearheaded the successful transformation of the company into a forward-looking, customer-focused global information services provider for professionals worldwide.
Before assuming her present position in 2003, Ms. McKinstry gained more than a decade of experience at Wolters Kluwer and its operating companies in North America. Early in her career, she held management positions with Booz Allen Hamilton, where she focused on assignments in the media and publishing industries.
Ms. McKinstry is a member of the boards of directors of leading telecom supplier Ericsson, the American Chamber of Commerce in the Netherlands, and TiasNimbas Business School. She is also a member of the advisory council of the Amsterdam Institute of Finance and the advisory board for the University of Rhode Island. In addition, she is a member of the University Club of New York City.
Ms. McKinstry earned an MBA in finance and marketing from Columbia Business School and a bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of Rhode Island, Kingston, where she graduated Phi Beta Kappa. In May 2005, she was awarded the honorary degree of doctor of laws by the University of Rhode Island in recognition of her contributions to business.