About Amadeo

Amadeo is a senior partner in McKinsey’s Middle East office. He works with leading players in the energy and materials sectors on issues related to strategy, operations, and government policy. He also helps clients redesign and transform their organizations’ performance.

Amadeo serves international and national oil companies in many different countries. In one recent project, he led our support for a major oil company implementing world-class processes, including top-team processes, strategic planning, and workforce development. In other projects, he advised a national oil company on developing its strategy for its upstream and downstream businesses and helped another establish a world-class system and culture for risk management.

In addition, Amadeo advises global metals and mining conglomerates on their expansion and operational strategies. He supported a conglomerate in a multi-year effort to develop a strategy for reaching world-class scale and capabilities. He has worked with mining companies in Latin America, the Middle East, and North Africa on programs to achieve operational excellence.

Amadeo also works on industrial policy and growth topics. His projects have included developing a strategy for an energy-based industrial cluster and advising a multinational company on a growth strategy for the power and energy sectors in the Middle East, helping it to identify investment opportunities and understand the organizational implications.

Amadeo holds a BA in economics from the Universidad Católica Andrés Bello in Caracas, an MPhil in economics from the University of Cambridge, and a PhD in economics from the University of California at Berkeley.

Education

University of California, Berkeley
PhD, economics

University of Cambridge
MPhil, economics

Universidad Católica Andrés Bello, Caracas
BA, economics