Margaret C. Andrews, MS

Managing Director, Higher Ed Associates
Margaret Andrews is a seasoned executive, academic leader, and instructor with over twenty years of experience in higher education, business, teaching, and consulting. She has held a variety of senior management positions and has taught and consulted across the globe. She has created and taught courses and professional programs in leadership, team effectiveness, strategy, creativity, design thinking, and innovation, and delivered courses and programs in the United States, South America, Asia, and Europe. Andrews has held a variety of positions in business and higher education, including vice provost at the Hult International Business School, associate dean at Harvard University's Division of Continuing Education, and executive director of the MBA program, alumni relations, and marketing at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Sloan School of Management. She is the founder of Higher Ed Associates, a boutique consulting firm providing research and consulting services to clients in the higher education sector and professional development programs for a variety of corporate and not-for-profit organizations. Andrews is co-author of the StratEDgy blog on Inside Higher Ed, and reports on the worldwide management education market for University World News. Prior to her career in higher education, she held positions as vice president of marketing at Putnam Investments, consultant at Mercer Management Consulting (now Oliver Wyman), and as a certified public accountant at Deloitte and Touche. Andrews hails from California and has an undergraduate degree from the University of California at Berkeley and earned her graduate degree at the MIT Sloan School of Management, where she was named a Seley Scholar, the school's highest honor.


  • MS Massachusetts Institute of Technology