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Alexander Pirozhkov

Partner, Moscow
Serves oil refining companies in the ЕМЕА region (Europe, the CIS, Middle East and Africa), with a focus on organizational and operational transformation, strategic planning and investment governance projects for oil & gas and metals companies.

About Alexander

Alexander joined McKinsey in 2006. He provides consulting support to oil & gas and metallurgical companies on a wide range of issues, including strategic planning, organizational and operational transformation, and investment governance.

He heads up McKinsey’s work in the oil refining sector in the ЕМЕА region, and is a leading expert in organizational and operational transformations, strategic planning and investment governance.

Examples of recent projects:

  • development of a program targeting operational transformations, improved equipment reliability, and higher efficiency of shutdown repairs and maintenance for a leading Russian oil refinery;
  • development of an operational transformation program for a large Russian oil & gas company and creation of an organizational model to promote continuous implementation of improvements; 
  • implementation of a pilot project to improve equipment reliability, development of an improvement program in the oil refining segment for a major internal oil company;
  • creation of an oil refining strategy and optimization of refinery upgrade programs for a leading oil company in Russia; 
  • creation of a portfolio strategy for a European industrial group operating in over 10 different sectors.

Before joining McKinsey, Alexander worked at Deloitte.


Financial University under the Government of the Russian Federation
Major in Accounting, Analysis, and Audit

Financial University under the Government of the Russian Federation
PhD in Economics