Our People

Practice leaders

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...

Jukka Maksimainen

Senior Partner, Astana
Leads the McKinsey Kazakhstan office and our global work in mining. Has global experience serving companies in the resource sector, sovereign...

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,...

Our people

Filipe Barbosa

Senior Partner, Houston
Co-leads the global Capital Projects & Infrastructure Practice and helps lead our work in energy and basic materials

Michael Birshan

Partner, London
Leads the UK and Ireland hubs for McKinsey's Strategy & Corporate Finance Practice and coleads the Corporate Strategy Service Line globally....

Amadeo Di Lodovico

Senior Partner, Dubai
Serves leading companies in the energy, metals, and mining sectors on strategic topics, operational challenges, and government policy matters

Karel Eloot

Senior Partner, Shanghai
Focuses on broadly improving operations in industrial sectors, particularly for companies in China

Christophe François

Senior Partner, Paris
Brings expertise in operational excellence—including supply-chain management, lean transformation, and investment optimization—to companies...

Emma Gibbs

Partner, London
Advises clients in the public and private sectors on strategy, with particular focus on the interface between the two. Helps new Chief Strategy...

Stewart Goodman

Partner, Johannesburg
Provides counsel in corporate strategies across sectors, with deep expertise in mining and commodities

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,...

Greg Kudar

Senior Partner, Calgary
Advises resource-based companies to help management teams make better portfolio choices and deliver on both capital and operating targets

Hidayat Liu

Partner, Singapore
Leads the Metals & Mining Practice for Southeast Asia. Supports energy and mining companies in a range of topics, including strategy, finance,...

John Lydon

Senior Partner, McKinsey Australia and New Zealand, Sydney
Leads McKinsey in Australia and New Zealand and is one of the global leaders of McKinsey Implementation.

Sigurd Mareels

Senior Partner, Brussels
Brings 25 years of experience in strategy, operations, organization, and M&A to his basic-materials clients

Agesan Rajagopaul

Partner, Johannesburg
Serves clients globally in the mining and electric-power sectors on a broad range of topics, from large corporate turnarounds to growth strategy...

Harry Robinson

Senior Partner, Southern California
Provides strategic and operations counsel to basic materials, mining, and energy companies worldwide

Shirish Sankhe

Senior Partner, Mumbai
Advises research on urbanization and economic growth, particularly in India and Southeast Asia

Bruce Simpson

Senior Partner, Toronto
Advises aerospace, basic materials, and healthcare clients on operations, performance transformation, cultural change, and continuous improvement

Sergey Sokolov

Partner, Moscow
Leads client work in mining and chemicals industries, focusing on capital productivity, investment performance improvement, and operational transformation...

David Xu

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

Benedikt Zeumer

Partner, Düsseldorf
A leading global expert on base metals, advises and supports businesses across the value chain of the steel, aluminum, and copper industries