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Laura Corb

Senior PartnerNew York

Delivers sustainable growth transformations for leading companies with particular focus on technology, media, and telecommunications

Laura leads McKinsey’s Sustainability Practice for North America and helps leading organizations fast track transformations on sustainability, climate, and broader environmental, social, and governance (ESG) factors. Laura serves on McKinsey’s Shareholders Council, our global governance board, and chairs the finance & infrastructure committee, including overseeing the firm’s acquisitions & alliances. Laura previously led McKinsey’s Strategy & Corporate Finance Practice in the Americas and co-led the firm’s global innovation service line.

Laura primarily serves clients in the technology, media, and telecommunications sectors, and also has considerable experience in wealth management and consumer-facing industries. She has extensive experience in strategy and portfolio transformations, new business building, growth, and digital and analytic transformations. Laura serves clients on a wide range of ESG topics including diversity, equity, and inclusion. She has also led numerous private equity due diligence efforts.

Laura serves on the board of trustees for the Alvin Ailey Dance Theater, the board of directors for TechnoServe, and the board of directors of Generation. She was formerly on the board of directors and executive committee of the Ad Council and a board member of A Better Chance.

Published work

Full throttle on net zero: Creating value in the face of uncertainty,” McKinsey & Company, September 2023

Scaling green businesses: Next moves for leaders,” McKinsey & Company, March 2023

Understanding the SEC’s proposed climate risk disclosure rule,” McKinsey & Company, June 2022

Navigating America’s net-zero frontier: A guide for business leaders,” McKinsey & Company, May 2022

Past experience

Women's Finance House of Botswana
General manager

Bain & Company


Stanford Graduate School of Business

Stanford University
MA, development economics

Harvard University
BA, social studies