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Charlie Taylor

Senior Partner, Sydney
Focuses on public-sector clients and leads the Healthcare Systems & Services Practice in Australia

About Charlie

Charlie leads our Healthcare Systems & Services Practice in Australia. Since joining McKinsey in 1991, he has worked in various cities across Asia, including Jakarta, Singapore, and Tokyo, as well as South Africa and New York. Now based in Sydney, Charlie brings relevant experience on a broad range of strategy, organization, and operational issues.

Examples of his recent work include the following:

  • supporting a state government health department in developing a strategy to deal with the impact of an aging population and disadvantaged patients
  • supporting a leading hospital to design an improvement plan for emergency department waiting times and improve its financial performance through reducing non-labor spend
  • assisting a hospital in the creation of a national governance structure and an evaluation of opportunities for improving operational and purchasing performance
  • assisting a leading mining company to optimize its rail network and increase production by 20 percent
  • supporting a leading global infrastructure company in preparation for investor roadshows on infrastructure in the United States, including assessment of key trends and opportunities
  • helping a Southeast Asian country develop a policy for improving the efficiency and effectiveness of its transportation sector

Prior to joining McKinsey, he worked in the treasury division of Citibank’s Sydney office.

Published work

Australia’s automation opportunity: Reigniting productivity and inclusive income growth,” McKinsey & Company, March 2018

Beyond the boom: Australia's productivity imperative,” McKinsey Global Institute, August 2012


University of Cambridge
MA, philosophy and economics

University of Sydney
BS, economics and law