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José Pimenta da Gama

Senior PartnerLisbon

Helps organizations in Europe, Africa, and Latin America achieve sustainable and holistic strategic transformation and business reinvention

José is the managing partner of McKinsey’s Iberia office. He has deep expertise in guiding organizations toward significant transformation with enduring impact and helping clients with corporate and digital strategy, operations and organizational performance. José’s industry experience spans telecom, utilities, advanced industries, and finance.

José’s recent client projects include the following:

  • assisting a Latin American integrated telecom operator implement a major turnaround plan. The project included accelerating network roll-out, revamping call center operations, sales channel stimulation, and a turnaround of field services
  • supporting a global utilities company with its growth plan, particularly focused on defining a new sustainability approach and new business building
  • helping a financial institution in Europe design a three-year strategy, defining a portfolio of initiatives to capture value, and assisting with the implementation
  • supporting a European advanced industries organization in designing and implementing an ambitious topline growth plan, with a focus on digital, analytics, and sustainability
  • helping a European telecom integrated organization define its three-year strategy and design a detailed execution plan
  • collaborating with a large pay TV operator in defining its long-term aspiration, including the design of a detailed execution plan, and helping drive value capture with a focus on efficiency, business reinvention, and new business building

Published work

How bold is your business transformation? A new way to measure progress,” McKinsey Quarterly, July 2023

'Transformática': a ciência por trás das transformações bem-sucedidas [‘Transformative’: the science behind successful transformations],” McKinsey & Company, November 2020


Harvard Business School

Instituto Superior Técnico, Universidade de Lisboa
MS, industrial engineering