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Cristián Berner


A member of McKinsey Digital in Latin America and leader of Risk & Resilience Practice and our cybersecurity work

Cristián is a partner in the Santiago office and a member of the McKinsey Digital Practice in Latin America. He also leads the Risk & Resilience Practice and our cybersecurity work in the region.

Some of his recent client work includes the following:

  • leading strategy development, conceptualization and go to market of ecosystem efforts in Latin America
  • leading strategy work, organizational development, repositioning, and talent plans for a financial group in Latin America
  • leading the construction of a multiunit digital factory with integration of AA and data lakes, demand management, digitalization, channel development, and microservices platforms
  • leading the development of the digital transformation strategy in banks and insurance companies in Chile, Peru, and Colombia, among others.
  • leading the implementation in the functions of risk AA and credit portfolio management, including planning and development of governance and implementation
  • leading the development of cybersecurity concepts for multiple clients while also supporting the development of secure concepts and risk factors


Are Latin American financial institutions ready for sustainability?,” McKinsey & Company, August 2023


University of Chile
MS, operations research
MEng, industrial engineering