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

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


Creating global mining winners in Africa

– The African continent delivers some of the best value in the world for every dollar spent on exploration. Even so, African mining companies have yet to fully tap the continent’s reserve potential. Using big data analysis, we found opportunities in productivity, strategy and stakeholder engagement that mining companies can use to steer their way towards world-class performance.

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