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Alok Kshirsagar

Senior Partner, Mumbai
Deep experience in helping companies execute globalization initiatives to and from Asia, including new product and distribution models, cross-border mergers and acquisitions, and risk-management capabilities

About Alok

Alok Kshirsagar is a senior partner at McKinsey who has worked in our New York, London, and Mumbai offices. He continues to lead client service for several major global companies located across Asia, Europe, and North America.

Alok leads McKinsey’s Risk Practice in Asia. He has also led the McKinsey Asia Center—a special initiative to help companies create value from globalisation to and from Asia.

He is president of the National Association for the Blind in Karnataka. He serves on the board of PRS Legislative Research and is on the next-generation-leaders board of the Indian School of Business. The World Economic Forum named him a “Young Global Leader” in recognition of his commitment to international business and public policy.

Alok was a National Merit Scholar at St. Xavier’s College in Mumbai and an Inlaks Scholar at the University of Oxford.


"Reimagining India: A conversation with Alok Kshirsagar and Gautam Kumra," McKinsey & Company, December 2013

Published work

Digital India: Technology to transform a connected nation, McKinsey Global Institute, March 2019

"How multinationals can win in India," McKinsey Quarterly, March 2012

"Practical savings opportunities: Consumers should be offered products backed by gold or real estate," Economic Times, February 2012

"Quality services key for banks to retain loyal customers," Economic Times, July 2011

"Leading from the front," India Today, January 2011


University of Oxford
MA, philosophy, politics, and economics

St. Xavier's College, Mumbai
BA, economics