Metals & Mining

We help our clients create lasting impact in challenging environments.

How we help clients


McKinsey serves most of the world's largest metals players, across every region. We help them shape strategy, transform operational... performance, and build agile organizations.


We serves two-thirds of the world's top 25 mining companies, across all regions and functions—helping them navigate a volatile... world and deliver outstanding performance.

Our People

Avetik Chalabyan

Senior Partner, Moscow
Leads strategy development, organization, and operational performance improvement for major Russian companies in the oil, metallurgical, mining,...

Stephan Görner

Senior Partner, Sydney
Supports leading global players in the mining, steel, and power industries in operations improvement, supply-chain management, strategy, organizational...

Rajat Gupta

Senior Partner, Mumbai
Leads McKinsey’s Energy and Materials Practice in Asia. Helps companies in emerging markets transform their performance, achieve breakout growth,...

Sigurd Mareels

Senior Partner, Brussels
Leads our work in mining and brings 25 years of experience in strategy, operations, organization, and M&A to his basic-materials clients

Robert Samek

Senior Partner, Toronto
Increases returns on capital and de-risks outcomes by building major projects faster and at lower cost

Yermolai Solzhenitsyn

Senior Partner, Moscow
Supports companies in the metals and mining, oil and gas, aircraft, and travel sectors, helping clients to improve strategy, operations and sales,...

David Xu

Senior Partner, Shanghai
Advises energy and electricity companies, both in China and internationally, on strategic planning, organizing for performance, and transforming...

featured insight


Productivity at the mine face: Pointing the way forward

– Many mine operators could learn from industry leaders that are pursuing productivity-enhancing approaches.

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