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Ali Ustun

Partner, Istanbul
Supports public, social, and healthcare clients on a broad range of strategic, development, and organizational issues

About Ali

Ali leads McKinsey's Public, Social and Healthcare sectors in Turkey and has special expertise in localization and economic development strategies. He is a core leader of the Pharmaceuticals and Medical Products Practice, serving a range of clients on topics covering economic development, organizational and operational transformation, growth strategy, and financial sustainability across Europe, Middle East and Africa.

Examples of his recent work include:

  • supporting a multi-year big data and real-world evidence transformation at a major pharmaceutical company including strategy, global operating model, analytic platforms and use case portfolio
  • assisting a leading biopharma client to build distinctive competitive advantage through Big Data capabilities in R&D
  • leading a multi-year technology and operations transformation at a large regulatory agency
  • developing the go-to-market strategies for a leading health technology company

Prior to joining McKinsey, Ali worked at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine as a researcher in medical imaging. Ali holds a MHS in health finance and management and MSc in electrical and computer engineering at Johns Hopkins Schools of Public Health and Engineering. He has a BSc in electrical and electronics engineering at Bogazici University in Turkey.

Past experience

Johns Hopkins University
Research assistant


Johns Hopkins University
MHS, health finance and management
MSc, electrical and computer engineering

Bogazici University
BSc, electrical and electronics engineering