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Brian Rolfes

Partner, Global Recruiting, Toronto
Leads McKinsey & Company’s global recruiting and promotes diversity in the firm

About Brian

Brian is based in McKinsey & Company’s Toronto office and is the leader of global recruiting. He has been with McKinsey for 19 years and, prior to his recruiting role, he worked with retail banking and marketing clients and served as the director of professional development in Canada. In his current role, Brian leads global recruiting efforts, managing strategic and operational issues for campus-based sourcing and experienced professional (i.e., lateral) hiring.

He is also one of McKinsey’s global diversity leaders. Brian helped found GLAM, our firmwide gay and lesbian affinity group, and continues to be one of GLAM’s co-leaders.

Brian is called to the Canadian bars of Ontario and Saskatchewan. He is also the secretary for the Ontario Rhodes Scholarship Selection Committee.


University of Saskatchewan

University of Cambridge
LLM, human rights (Rhodes Scholar)

University of Oxford
MA, jurisprudence (Rhodes Scholar)

Carleton University
BA, public administration