Lucy Perez

Lucy Pérez is a Senior Partner at McKinsey & Company’s Boston office, advising CEOs and teams at leading companies globally on growth strategy, innovation, sustainability, and organizational transformation. Lucy is particularly passionate about advancements in science and technology, which are transforming patient care delivery and outcomes. A former cancer researcher at Memorial Sloan-Kettering, she brings a strong technical background to her work with organizations across the healthcare sector.
Lucy co-leads McKinsey’s global client service in Sustainability and Social Impact Strategy and is responsible for McKinsey’s North America Diversity, Equity and Inclusion efforts. As a leader in McKinsey’s Life Sciences practice, Lucy leads McKinsey’s efforts on health equity and women’s health. Her work has been quoted extensively in outlets such as Bloomberg, Fortune, and CNBC. Lucy also sponsors McKinsey’s Hispanic Latino Network, whose research is focused on Latino economic mobility and the Hispanic Leadership Academy, a 6-month leadership development program that to date has enrolled more than 5000 rising Latino executives across industries.
Beyond her work at McKinsey, Lucy is a board member of the Massachusetts Business Roundtable and sits on the advisory board for the Aspen Institute’s Latinos in Society program and the Women’s Health Innovation Summit.
Lucy holds both Ph.D. and A.B. degrees in Chemistry from Harvard University, where she was a Howard Hughes Medical Institute research fellow. Lucy is an avid traveler, amateur photographer, and a co-inventor on multiple patents.
Speaking In
1:45 PM - 2:45 PM
Wednesday, June 7
Despite recent strides in medical innovation – in oncology, COVID-19, neurodegenerative disorders…