Secretary Michael J. Heffernan

Co-Chair, Secretary of Executive Office for Administration and Finance

Secretary Mike Kennealy

Co-Chair, Secretary of the Executive Office of Housing and Economic Development

Stuart Abelson

CEO & Managing Partner, Ora Asset Development Group, Ora, Inc.

Jackie Grant, Ph.D.

Principal, Abingworth

Gary Paul Kearney, M.D.

President, Longwood Urological Associates

Marty Meehan

President, University of Massachusetts

Pam Randhawa

CEO and Founder, Empiriko

Board Designees

Julie Chen, Ph.D.

Vice Chancellor for Research and Innovation, UMASS Lowell. (Board designee for President Marty Meehan)

Mark D. Fuller

Undersecretary for Business Growth, Executive Office of Housing and Economic Development (Board designee for Secretary Kennealy)


(Board designee for Secretary Michael J. Heffernan)

Meeting Announcements & Minutes


Meet the dedicated staff committed to supporting the growth and development of the life sciences with innovative programs.

Board of Directors

Meet the Board of Directors responsible for the financial health of the agency and its investment in life sciences economic and workforce development.

Advisory Committees

Learn more about the Biomanufacturing Advisory Panel, the MassNextGen Executive Coaches, and the Data Science Review Panel.