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Alejandro Beltrán

Senior Partner, Madrid
Leads McKinsey in Spain and Portugal, advises international corporations on strategy and corporate finance, and counsels public institutions on macroeconomic and policy issues

About Alejandro

Alejandro coleads our Private Equity & Principal Investors Practice globally, is the leader for Europe and for Eastern Europe, the Middle East, and Africa, and is the chairman of McKinsey Iberia, based in Spain. He is a member of the firm’s board of directors, global coleader of McKinsey Capital, and the former global chief talent and people officer.

Since joining the firm, Alejandro has worked for several leading international companies, mainly in the areas of corporate finance and strategy, and in the banking-retail and infrastructures industries. He has also participated in some transformations in the public sector.

In the past, Alejandro has led the firm’s Strategy & Corporate Finance Practice and the Private Equity & Principal Investors Practice in Iberia. He is currently a member of the leadership group for McKinsey’s banking and retail work.

Before starting his career at McKinsey, he worked in the construction and real-estate industry.

Alejandro is a board member for several not-for-profit foundations and president of the alumni association of IESE Business School - University of Navarra.


How to ensure the sustainability of a transformation: A conversation with Alejandro Beltrán, Seth Goldstrom, and Matthias Winter,” McKinsey & Company, July 2019

Published work

Private equity and the new reality of coronavirus,” McKinsey & Company, March 2020

Growth agenda for Spain,” McKinsey & Company in collaboration with FEDEA, February 2015

“Impulsar un cambio posible en el sistema sanitario,” McKinsey & Company in collaboration with FEDEA, 2009

Past experience

Assistant finance director


IESE Business School, Universidad de Navarra

Universidad de Navarra
BA, economics