|Lynn S. Paine
John G. McLean Professor of Business Administration, Senior Associate Dean for Faculty Development, Harvard Business School
Lynn S. Paine is a John G. McLean Professor and Senior Associate Dean, Director of Faculty Development, at the Harvard Business School. Paine’s research focuses on the leadership and governance of companies that meld high ethical standards with outstanding financial results. Prior to joining the Harvard faculty, Paine served on the faculties of Georgetown University’s business school, the University of Virginia’s Darden School of Business, as well as National Cheng Chi University in Taiwan, where she was a Luce Scholar.
Currently, Paine heads the School’s Leadership and Corporate Accountability group. She is a member of the Academic Council of the Hills Program on Governance at the Center for Strategic & International Studies and served on the Conference Board’s Blue-Ribbon Commission on Public Trust and Private Enterprise in 2002. She was also a member of the Conference Board Task Force on Executive Compensation in 2009 and currently serves on its Governance Center Advisory Board. Paine served on the board of directors of RiskMetrics Group from 2008 until it was acquired by MSCI in June 2010.
A summa cum laude graduate of Smith College, Paine holds a doctorate in moral philosophy from Oxford University and a law degree from the Harvard Law School.