Scott C. Beardsley

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Scott C. Beardsley
Born Maine, U.S.
Nationality American & French
Alma mater Tufts University
MIT Sloan School of Management
University of Pennsylvania
Occupation professor, academic administrator
Employer University of Virginia
Known for Dean of the Darden School of Business
Spouse(s) Claire Dufournet

Scott C. Beardsley is an American-French professor and academic administrator. He serves as the dean of the Darden School of Business at the University of Virginia, where he is also the Charles C. Abbott Professor of Business.

Early life[edit]

Scott C. Beardsley was born in Maine and grew up in Vermont and Alaska.[1][2] He is of British descent.[1]

Beardsley graduated from Tufts University, where he earned a bachelor of science in electrical engineering.[1] He subsequently earned a master in business administration from the MIT Sloan School of Management.[1][3] He earned a doctorate of education in Higher Education Management from the University of Pennsylvania in 2015.[1][2]

Career[edit]

Beardsley worked for McKinsey & Company for 26 years.[1] He joined their New York City office in 1989, and was transferred to their office in Brussels, Belgium in 1991.[2] He became a partner in 1995, and a senior partner in 2000.[2] He served as McKinsey's head of talent development and co-founder of the McKinsey Academy.[1]

Beadsley succeeded Robert Bruner as the dean of the Darden School of Business at the University of Virginia in August 2015.[1][3][4] He is also the Charles C. Abbott Professor of Business at UVA.[2]

Beardsley is the former chair of the American Chamber of Commerce in Belgium.[4]

Personal life[edit]

Beardsley is married to Claire Dufournet, a native of Annecy, France.[2] He is a dual US-French citizen.[1][3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i Bradshaw, Della (October 16, 2015). "Scott Beardsley, Darden school at the University of Virginia". Financial Times. Retrieved March 24, 2017. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f "Scott C. Beardsley". Darden School of Business. University of Virginia. Retrieved March 24, 2017. 
  3. ^ a b c Bradshaw, Della (January 9, 2015). "Darden appoints McKinsey director as next dean". Financial Times. Retrieved March 24, 2017. 
  4. ^ a b "Scott Beardsley Named Next Dean of University of Virginia Darden School of Business". Darden School of Business. University of Virginia. January 8, 2015. Retrieved March 24, 2017.