Our People

Our team

Our team consists of consultants with deep expertise in leadership development and talent system change, development program architects, instructional designers, change facilitators and executive coaches (Aberkyn), and program delivery managers.

Gemma D’Auria

Partner, Dubai
A leader of our Organisation Practice in the Middle East. Passionate about capability building, leadership development, and culture transformation....

Ana Karina Dias

Partner, São Paulo
Works with top leaders to design organizational approaches that transform company performance and develop talent as a source of strategic value

André Dua

Senior Partner, New York
Provides strategic counsel to media and technology companies, state and local governments, and educational institutions

Claudio Feser

Senior Partner, Zurich
Advises the top management of pharmaceutical, healthcare, and financial-services companies on leadership, strategy, organization, and corporate...

Arne Gast

Partner, Kuala Lumpur
Leads our Organization Practice across Asia–Pacific, bringing extensive global expertise in leadership development, organizational design, talent...

Michiel Kruyt

Partner, Amsterdam
Draws on deep behavioral and organizational expertise to help leadership teams improve alignment and effectiveness. Helps clients with large-scale...

Alex Panas

Senior Partner, Boston
Brings deep expertise in serving private equity sponsors and portfolio companies on strategy, organization, operations, and investment-diligence...

Florian Pollner

Partner, Zurich
Helps leaders to enhance their personal effectiveness, manage talent globally, and drive cultural change in their organizations

Charlotte Relyea

Partner, New York
Works closely with clients to build organizational capabilities to sustain long-term growth.

David Speiser

Partner, Zurich
Advises senior executives of pharmaceutical, medical device, basic materials, and other companies on strategy, organization, and M&A

Ramesh Srinivasan

Senior Partner, New York
Leads McKinsey Academy in the Americas; is Dean of the Bower Forum

Nick van Dam

Global Chief Learning Officer, Amsterdam
Offers expertise in effective corporate learning and successful leadership development, helping to determine how individuals reach their greatest...

Our external faculty

Top executives with a track record of distinctive people leadership, distinguished academics from renowned institutions, and other high-caliber leadership experts. Some of our external faculty include the following:
OP Bhatt

OP Bhatt

Governor on the Board, Center of Creative Leadership (CCL)
Erica Ariel Fox

Erica Ariel Fox

Lecturer, Harvard Law School
Roger Harman

Roger Harman

Founder and CEO, Corporate Heart
Marcel Rohner

Marcel Rohner

Former CEO, UBS

Our advisors

A source of continuous inspiration and reflection, the Advisory Board is an integral part of the governance structure of McKinsey Academy. They provide counsel on business needs, relevant research, and practical applications in our leadership programs.

Lori Breslow

Director, MIT Teaching and Learning Laboratory

Gordon Cairns

Member of Board of Directors, Origin Energy and Westpac Banking Corporation

Ian Davis

Chairman, Rolls-Royce Holdings plc

Peter Grauer

Chairman, Bloomberg L.P.

Mario Greco

Group CEO, Generali

John Hood

Former Vice Chancellor, Oxford University

Robert Kegan

Professor of Adult Learning and Professional Development, Harvard University, Graduate School of Education

Manfred Kets de Vries

Distinguished Clinical Professor of Leadership Development and Organizational Change, INSEAD

Robert Lue

Faculty Director, HarvardX

John Mitchell

Vice Provost for Online Learning, Stanford

Nadir Mohamed

Former President and CEO, Rogers Communications

Mihnea Moldoveanu

Vice Dean of Learning and Innovation, Rotman School of Management

Yong Nam

Member of the Board of Directors, TE Connectivity

Nick Van Dam

Global Chief Learning Officer, McKinsey & Company

Daniel Vasella

Honorary chairman, Novartis