Rupinder Kochhar – Director of Client Capabilities, Middle East

McKinsey Middle East Client Capabilities Hub

We combine deep regional expertise with innovative proprietary offerings to help our clients solve their toughest challenges.

McKinsey Middle East Client Capabilities Hub incubates and fosters tailored approaches, standardized analyses and local insights that are deeply embedded in our client engagements in the region. Our diverse team of knowledge professionals representing 10+ nationalities is based across UAE, Pakistan, Kuwait, Qatar and Egypt. It includes economists, engineers, social scientists, health economists, statisticians, lawyers, financial analysts, business management graduates and professionals with industry experience in local markets.
We have built cutting edge specializations in public sector and healthcare systems. Our regional center of competence in procurement serves clients across multiple sectors. We offer targeted research and analysis in priority sectors such as retail, banking, travel, tourism and infrastructure. We are an integral part of McKinsey’s Client Capabilities Network and work closely with experts from industry and functional practices across the world.


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Working in the McKinsey Middle East Client Capabilities Hub

The McKinsey Middle East Client Capabilities Hub is an entrepreneurial, client-facing office. A career here is an opportunity to collaborate with exceptional people on projects with historic significance, particularly within the public sector. You will problem solve with clients, grow and innovate, and help shape the future of the Middle East.

Our office includes top graduates and talented professionals from diverse personal, educational, and professional backgrounds. With the support of our unparalleled learning and professional development opportunities, our people chart their own path based on their interests and goals. We welcome applications from people who are passionate about personal development, client service, and social impact.

Working with us as a Knowledge Professional

The Middle East Client Capabilities Hub is home to many of McKinsey’s knowledge professionals. Knowledge professionals build the firm’s body of knowledge in their area of expertise. They work directly with clients and teams to apply that knowledge in client projects. As experts in their field, they advance topics, tools, and proprietary assets that shape the knowledge capabilities of clients and the firm.

To learn more about the knowledge professional role, visit our Client Capabilities Network.