Bernard T. Ferrari, an accomplished corporate strategist and management consultant to Fortune 50 companies, was named the next dean of The Johns Hopkins University’s Carey Business School on May 29, 2012. Ferrari, whose appointment began July 1, is the second dean to lead the Carey Business School since it was established in 2007. Ferrari, 63, is a former director at the global management consulting firm McKinsey & Company, where he spent nearly two decades as a partner and senior healthcare consultant. After retiring from McKinsey in 2008, Ferrari founded the Ferrari Consultancy, where he currently serves as chairman. Ferrari, who began his career as a surgeon, holds an M.D., a J.D., and an M.B.A.
“Dr. Ferrari is a proven leader, visionary strategist, and expert communicator, who values deeply the importance of building partnerships,” said Ronald J. Daniels, president of Johns Hopkins, who recommended the appointment to the executive committee of the university’s board of trustees. “He has a keen understanding of the challenges and opportunities in business education. He appreciates the critical importance of investing in the best and brightest faculty devoted to discovery, to excellence in teaching, and to being engaged university citizens."