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Lee de Vryer


Coleads McKinsey’s M&A work in Asia-Pacific and has deep experience in global energy and materials

Lee is a leader of McKinsey’s M&A work in Asia–Pacific. He has a specialist understanding of global energy and materials and more than 25 years of experience across various sectors, such as metals and mining, industrial services, manufacturing, electric power and natural gas, infrastructure, agriculture and retail.

At McKinsey, Lee supports companies on long-term transformation and M&A projects. He also advises on operational-productivity improvements for industrial, mining, and oil and gas companies.

Examples of Lee’s recent client experience include the following:

  • advising an overseas company on the Australian component of an acquisition
  • supporting a major mining business in delivering margin improvement and organisational redesign
  • supporting an industrial company on implementing productivity improvements across its manufacturing sites throughout Australia


Transfield Services
Chief strategy officer

BlueScope Steel
President, Australian downstream manufacturing and distribution

BHP Steel
Executive vice president, strategy and business development

Global practice leader, corporate business development
Manager, group strategy, planning and business development


University of New South Wales, Australian Graduate School of Management

University of Auckland
BA, engineering