Michael Nestor

Chief Executive Officer (Acting)

Michael Nestor joined The Lewin Group in 2013 and is the acting chief executive officer, as well as the current chief operating officer of the organization. In these roles, Nestor provides end-to-end leadership across all aspects of the Lewin Group, an industry leading provider of health policy research, analytics and consulting services to government and commercial health care organizations.

A successful executive with more than 20 years’ experience, Nestor has developed corporate business strategies, and led complex enterprise business and technology initiatives to deliver innovative new products and technology solutions that enhance customer satisfaction, drive revenue growth and reduce operational expenses.

Prior to joining Lewin, Nestor served in multiple executive roles as part of rescue team for the initial roll out of Healthcare.gov. Previous roles include vice president of Payer Consulting – Practice Leadership at Optum, solution architect at Uniprise/Ingenix/Optum (UnitedHealth Group companies) and solution architect at New York Life International – Hong Kong.

Nestor received his bachelor’s degree in management information systems from New York University and is a recipient of the NYU Founders Day Award for academic achievement.


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