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Rupinder Kochhar

Director of Client CapabilitiesDubai

Leads the Client Capabilities Hub in Dubai, driving strategic innovation and deployment of proprietary assets and expertise, to serve institutions in the Middle East.

Rupinder leads the Dubai Client Capabilities Hub, which includes more than 40 knowledge professionals in five locations. She is responsible for shaping the hub’s strategic value proposition across multiple countries and adapting it to the maturity of different economies and institutions.

Rupinder joined the firm in 2003 as a senior analyst. She has been at the forefront of evolving the firm’s client capabilities in the Middle East, attracting the best regional talent and creating opportunities for long-term growth on multiple career pathways. She provides mentorship to build the right set of specialised competencies, targeted breadth and depth of expertise, and close collaboration with global practices.

Rupinder nurtures a culture of knowledge entrepreneurship, creating enablers for curating, preserving, and redeploying proprietary knowledge and assets through innovative delivery models. She has evolved capabilities that are deeply integrated with McKinsey’s core practices in the region.

Past experience

Ogilvy & Mather
Senior Planner



University of Delhi
BS, physics