Mary Carey
Global Director, INSEAD Career Development Centre


Mary Carey leads a global team of career professionals at INSEAD’s campuses in France, Singapore, and Abu Dhabi to empower students to develop lifelong career management skills. She also focuses on developing relationships with companies worldwide. INSEAD’s Singapore campus has been integral to supporting the increasing percentage of graduates who continue their careers in the Asia-Pacific region each year.

Previously, Ms. Carey was the executive director of INSEAD’s Global Leadership Centre, where she oversaw the design and delivery of leadership development coaching programs for executive education and executive MBA programs.

Prior to working in business education, Ms. Carey’s career spanned both the financial services and creative industries. A certified public accountant, she was with KPMG in its Los Angeles office and then went on to cofound and co-lead a financial services and accounting practice for 17 years in San Diego, CA. A serial entrepreneur, Ms. Carey also created businesses in interior design, fashion, travel experiences, and the culinary arts.