Brodie is a leader of McKinsey’s work on climate risk in the real-estate and infrastructure sectors. He serves real-estate organizations, city governments, urban technology providers, and infrastructure investors and operators. He has advised several cities on climate-adaptation strategies (including improving infrastructure resilience to flood, fire, heat, and other hazards) and on the integration of physical adaptation and mitigation measures into economic growth, mobility, and other socioeconomic objectives.
Examples of Brodie’s recent client work include the following:
- reviewing real-estate and infrastructure portfolios to identify risks related to climate change and supporting clients in mitigating them
- developing strategies for real-estate developers and investors to expand their capabilities in investment management, development, and operations
- creating plans for smart, sustainable communities of the future for real-estate and technology companies
- helping cities understand and prepare for potential risks from climate change
Brodie is a frequent contributor to McKinsey’s knowledge development and a regular speaker at conferences and forums. He is a coauthor of recent McKinsey Global Institute reports on climate risk and smart cities, leveraging his doctoral research on the technological, institutional, and human changes needed to help societies become more environmentally sustainable.