About Ivo

Ivo Bozon is a senior partner in McKinsey’s Amsterdam office and has extensive experience working with international majors, national oil companies, host governments, as well as selected independents and oil-field services providers―across Asia, Russia, Africa, Europe, and the United States.

Ivo helps his clients shape strategies for growth, value creation, and industry leadership―and supports them in aligning their organizations for execution and sustained performance improvement. He also has deep experience in corporate and asset-based transactions, having worked on numerous M&A deals across the globe, both with majors and private-equity players. He is an advisor to several energy-oriented investment funds.

Ivo’s major research interest encompasses the future evolution of the oil industry, and he leads several McKinsey knowledge initiatives in this arena. He is a frequent speaker and participant in the key global forums of the oil and gas industry, such as the Singapore International Energy Week.

Although Ivo’s client work and research focus are global, he and his family are based in the Netherlands and contribute actively to Dutch society. Ivo currently serves as a member of the advisory boards of the EYE Film Institute Netherlands and the Moroccan Dutch Leadership Initiative.

Published work

Delivering a world-class integration in oil and gas,” McKinsey & Company, February 2017

McKinsey conversations with global leaders: Andrew Gould of Schlumberger,” McKinsey Quarterly, April 2010

McKinsey conversations with global leaders: Jeroen van der Veer of Shell,” McKinsey Quarterly, July 2009

Averting the next energy crisis: The demand challenge,” McKinsey Global Institute, March 2009

Past experience

Royal Dutch Shell
Roles in the Netherlands and Singapore

Education

Tilburg University, Netherlands
Master's in economics, masters in econometrics

London Business School
Accelerated development programme