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Javier Caballero


Advises companies along the entire value chain of the travel, transport, and logistics sectors on developing and executing impact-based transformations, M&A, and strategic plans

Javier is the leader of our Travel, Logistics & Infrastructure Practice for Spain and Portugal, and he is also a member of the McKinsey Transformation Practice.

With over 15 years of experience with the firm, Javier has developed a broad understanding of developing and implementing strategic plans, M&A, and impact-based transformations, primarily for companies along the entire value chain of the travel, transportation, and logistics sectors.

Javier is also the partner sponsor of recruiting for McKinsey in Spain and Portugal.

After some time spent with McKinsey as business analyst, he left to become an advisor to the CEO of a consumer-electronics company in Spain and Portugal.

Javier has lived in Spain, Germany, Chile, and the United States.

Published work

Next stop for Spanish tourism excellence: Sustainability,” McKinsey & Company, July 2023

How Spanish hospitality companies can overcome the staff-shortage challenge,” McKinsey & Company, July 2022

Spain’s travel sector can’t afford to wait to recover. What can stakeholders do?,” McKinsey & Company, April 2021

Past Experience

LG Electronics
Chief of staff and strategic planning


Columbia University

Comillas Pontifical University, ICAI
BS, MS, mechanical engineering

University of Stuttgart
MS, mechanical engineering