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Tim Fountaine

Partner, Sydney
Leads McKinsey Analytics in Australia and New Zealand and advises healthcare leaders on a range of policy and operational issues

About Tim

Tim leads McKinsey Analytics in Australia and New Zealand and the Australasian office of QuantumBlack, an analytics consulting firm McKinsey acquired in 2015. In this capacity, Tim works with a range of public and private organisations on issues related to advanced analytics, machine learning, and artificial intelligence.

In addition, Tim has a passion for healthcare and collaborates with senior health executives to transform systems, improve their quality and financial performance, manage cost-focused initiatives, and reconfigure services.

The scope of Tim’s work often spans states and regions across the world, giving him a truly global perspective and a wealth of insights on the latest, most important issues his clients face.

Prior to joining McKinsey, Tim was a physician, and he holds a doctorate in neuroscience from the University of Oxford, where he was a Commonwealth Scholar. Tim is an adjunct associate professor at Notre Dame University.

Published work

Ten red flags signaling your analytics program will fail,” McKinsey & Company, May 2018

Tackling Indonesia’s diabetes challenge: Eight approaches from around the world,” McKinsey & Company, May 2016

The evidence for integrated care,” McKinsey & Company, March 2015

How to improve clinical behavior in primary care,” Health International, January 2012, Issue 12


Queen's College, University of Oxford
PhD, neuroscience

University of Auckland

University of Auckland
BSc, human biology