About Bryan

Bryan Hancock, a Partner in McKinsey’s Atlanta office, is a leader in our Organization practice. Bryan serves a range of talent-intensive businesses on human capital challenges; his clients include staffing companies as well as industry leaders in banking, asset management, oil and gas, retail, telecom, transportation and logistics, and healthcare.

A frequent advisor on topics such as education and workforce development, Bryan also has extensive experience working in the public and social sectors. He has advised multiple foundations on their education and economic development initiatives and worked with higher education institutions on organization and strategy. Bryan has also co-developed workforce development programs which link educational programs to employer needs.

In addition to his client service, Bryan holds several people leadership roles within McKinsey. He works closely with the McKinsey People Analytics function and sits on the Board of McKinsey’s People Insights solution.

Bryan remains involved with his alma mater, the University of Virginia. He currently serves on the National Selection Committee of the Jefferson Scholars Foundation; he was a recipient of the prestigious scholarship.

Published work

Adapting education to the demands of a rapidly changing economy: An interview with Chancellor Eloy Ortiz Oakley,” McKinsey & Company, August 2018

Ahead of the curve: The future of performance management,” McKinsey Quarterly, May 2016

Getting beyond bureaucracy in human resources,”McKinsey Quarterly, April 2015

Redesigning Knowledge Work,” Harvard Business Review, January-February 2013

“State of Human Capital” People & Strategy Journal, DATE

“Economic Cost of the Achievement Gap in America’s Schools,” Teachers College Record, DATE

Past experience

Delta Airlines
Business development


Harvard Law School

University of Virginia