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Luis Nario

Partner, New York
Leads our work in risk advanced analytics in the Americas; advises financial institutions on risk modeling and stress testing, capital markets and investment-banking strategy, regulatory response and remediation, and balance-sheet management in response to regulatory constraints.

About Luis

Luis serves banks with a focus on risk management, risk advanced analytics, and corporate and investment banking, as well as related matters in regulatory compliance and strategy. He also advises clients on strategy, business models, and tools to take advantage of asset-gathering opportunities arising from increasing regulatory pressure on banks.

Luis’ recent client work includes the following:

  • wholesale credit-risk assessment and modeling, with a particular focus on underwriting and stress testing
  • wholesale banking-business strategy, organization, and balance-sheet optimization in response to capital, leverage, and liquidity constraints
  • management systems and metrics to optimize operations and risk management in current environment

Prior to joining McKinsey in 2012, Luis had a 15-plus-year career in international banking, spanning front-office roles in corporate banking, structured finance, debt-capital markets, and corporate derivatives, as well as roles in risk management, regulatory relations, and consulting.

Published work

Managing and monitoring credit risk after the COVID-19 pandemic,” McKinsey & Company, July 2020

Risk analytics enters its prime,” McKinsey on Risk, June 2017

The evolving role of credit portfolio management,” McKinsey & Company, July 2016

Past experience

Lehman Brothers, Risk Solutions Group 
managing director

UBS AG, Asset Based Finance and Credit Risk Management
executive director


Yale Law School

Harvard University
BA, mathematics