Vice President of Public, Government, and Regulatory Affairs for Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
Michael Caljouw is Vice President of Public, Government, and Regulatory Affairs for Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts. He joined Blue Cross in May 2008. Mr. Caljouw directs the company’s activities in a wide range of policy, legislative, and regulatory issues. Prior to joining Blue Cross, Mr. Caljouw was Senior Counsel at Holland & Knight LLP. In this capacity, he represented national and local clients in administrative law, regulatory compliance, licensing, and insurance matters. Mr. Caljouw also served in senior positions in Massachusetts government for ten years. Most recently, he was the Deputy Director, General Counsel, and Chief of Staff for the Massachusetts Office of Consumer Affairs and Business Regulation. He also served as General Counsel to the Massachusetts Division of Insurance. In the Massachusetts legislature, he was Chief of Staff and General Counsel to the Massachusetts Senate Minority Leader.
Mr. Caljouw taught Legal Writing and Research at Boston University School of Law for six years and has been a frequent commentator on topics of interest to the legal and public policy community. He has also been profiled in the Boston Sunday Globe and the Suffolk Law Alumni Magazine. Mr. Caljouw graduated from Boston Latin School, Williams College, and Suffolk University Law School cum laude. At Suffolk Law, he was an Editor on the Law Review.