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Atanas Stoyanov


Serves financial institutions globally on strategy, productivity improvement, and digital and analytics transformations

Atanas is a Partner in McKinsey's Banking practice with more than 10 years of experience leading large-scale revenue generation, performance improvement, and digital transformation programs. He specializes in advising the retail, digital, payments, and commercial areas of a bank, as well as working with fintechs across topics.

His recent client work includes:

  • leading the holistic transformation at a regional bank, achieving more than 25% net income growth in a year
  • building a payments platform business from scratch
  • co-leading the transformation at a mid-cap bank, achieving 70% reduction in credit time and on track to achieving 9 percentage points in efficiency ratio improvement
  • driving the digital sales transformation for a mid-cap bank, leading to a 60% digital sales increase for priority products
  • developing digital leadership and aspiration-setting for a top 10 bank
  • orchestrating the digital transformation for a regional bank, leading to more than a 20-point NPS improvement and more than 90% time reduction for several key journeys
  • creating the strategy for a technology company

Outside of his client work, Atanas has also written several articles on the topic of banking strategy and performance improvement. He is a member of the board of directors of Teach for Bulgaria, a non-profit focused on improving education.

Published Work

"One CEO’s journey to becoming a business builder,” McKinsey & Company, August 2022

Productivity transformation for US regional banks,” McKinsey & Company, April 2019

Six keys to success for US regional and mid-cap banks,” McKinsey & Company, December 2019


Harvard Business School

Northwestern University
BA, economics, mathematical methods