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Keith Martin


Supports companies in Canada, the United States, and Australia through large-scale turnarounds and transformations

Keith is a founder of the RTS Practice in Canada. Since joining the firm, he has been involved in a range of high-impact transformations and turnarounds for clients, including increasing earnings for an advanced-manufacturing company; transforming a government-owned electricity generator and retailer to create additional value; turning around product design and development, sales, and general and administrative functions for a high-tech product and service company; transforming procurement across six continents for an oil and gas company; implementing a carve-out and recovery program for the metals unit of an international mining company; and preparing a business unit of a major mining company for divestment.

Before joining McKinsey, Keith worked in Irish and European politics, led the IT function of a large international NGO (based first in Afghanistan and later in Central Africa), and served in technology and telecommunications roles in Ireland.

Published work

This way out: How leading companies chart a full-potential COVID-Exit,” McKinsey & Company, December 2020

Past Experience

Office of the Deputy Prime Minister (Ireland)

The Labour Party (Ireland)
Campaign manager

Comit Communications
Account Manager


University of British Columbia

Waterford Institute of Technology
BSc, applied computing