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Darya Borisova

Senior Partner, Moscow
Leads our work in oil and gas and chemicals in the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) and Russia, as well as our work in operations in Africa, the CIS, the Middle East, and Turkey, with a particular focus on serving the oil and gas and petrochemical industries as well as infrastructure and logistics operators

About Darya

Darya runs a number of large-scale turnaround programs to improve the operational efficiency of Russian industrial companies through digital transformation, building new processes and management systems and developing new skills and expertise within the clients’ companies, including lean-production skills and efficient assessment and execution of major investment projects.

Darya leads the Operations Practice in Africa, and the Middle East. She is active in projects focused on strategy development, investment strategies, and efficiency improvements. She also manages McKinsey’s international knowledge base and research on Russia’s gas and petrochemical industries, supporting international teams with in-depth analyses of the Russian market.

Before joining McKinsey, Darya worked for a global pharmaceutical company.

Published work

"Large-scale capital projects—setting priorities," Vestnik McKinsey, Issue 28, 2013


Lomonosov Moscow State University
BS, chemistry

University of Toledo
MS, chemistry