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David Frances

Advises financial institutions on corporate strategy, risk management and sustainability

David is a partner in our Mexico City office. He advises leading financial institutions in Europe and Latin America to help solve complex challenges related to strategy, risk and regulation, and sustainability.

David has heavily contributed to shaping our risk and resilience practice, supporting clients on capital management, credit strategy, and stress testing, more recently focusing on how climate issues impact financial institutions.

David is committed to diversity and inclusion, co-leading GLAM—McKinsey’s network for LGBTQ+ affinity— in North America. He has been with McKinsey for more than ten years, having worked in our Madrid and Mexico offices.


Are Latin American financial institutions ready for sustainability?,” McKinsey & Company, August 2023

Spain after Covid-19: from resilience to reimagination,” McKinsey & Company, June 2020


Banco Santander
Director of Santander Universities

Manager of strategy and M&A



Polytechnic University of Catalonia
MS, chemical engineering

Polytechnic University of Catalonia
MS, industrial engineering