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Brian Weintraub

PartnerNew York

Advises financial institutions and investors on complex issues at the intersection of strategy, growth, risk and technology

Brian is a leader in the Banking and Risk & Resilience Practices. He advises clients on a broad range of issues spanning strategy, growth, risk and technology with the aim of helping organizations achieve long term sustainable performance.

Brian has more than two decades of global experience spanning over 20 countries. Most recently he has focused on helping financial institutions effectively navigate emerging risks (e.g., digital assets, commercial real estate), regulations (e.g., Basel 3 endgame) and shifts in the financial services ecosystem (e.g., increased capital intensity, reliance on technology).

Before joining McKinsey, Brian was in a variety of investment banking roles covering financial institutions in North America, Asia and Australia. His investment banking work covered a range of transactions including mergers, acquisitions, country exits, restructurings, capital raisings and distressed situations.

Published work

Scaling gen AI in banking: Choosing the best operating model,” McKinsey & Company, March 2024

Global Banking Annual Review 2023: The Great Banking Transition,” McKinsey & Company, October 2023


Harvard Business School
M.B.A. 2007

University of Maryland
B.S., Operations & Quality Management and Supply Chain Management 2002