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Tarek Mansour

Senior PartnerDubai

Counsels leaders on strategy and performance transformations; has over two decades focused on improving ROI for corporations and national investment-led value creation

Tarek (TJ) advises clients on investment-led growth. He works closely with stakeholders across ministries, private and public investments, and diverse sectors to unlock investments in areas that drive sustainable economic growth.

He also has a global track record counseling clients on citizen and consumer-facing solutions, especially in loyalty behavior and citizen well-being.

Over the years, his expertise has covered multiple industries, including public services, airlines, transportation, economy, privatization, and consumer.

TJ is currently the leader of the social, health and public sector practice and a member of the McKinsey Global Institute (MGI) council, which guides MGI research on global economic, business, and technology trends.

Tarek has a passion for the development and wellbeing of refugee youth. He works with leading refugee relief organizations, especially on issues related to education.

Prior to joining McKinsey, TJ worked in investment banking and capital markets.

Published work

Using AI in economic development: Challenges and opportunities,” McKinsey & Company, May 2024

Setting up small and medium-sized enterprises for restart and recovery,” McKinsey & Company, June 2020

Adapting workplace learning in the time of coronavirus,” McKinsey & Company, March 2020

Past Experience

Merrill Lynch
Investment banking associate


Wharton School, the University of Pennsylvania

McGill University
BCom, finance, information systems