Tuesday, May 21, 2024

81 Dominic Barton
Managing Director Worldwide - McKinsey & Company

Dominic Barton is the Global Managing Director of McKinsey & Company. In his 24 years with the firm, he has advised clients in a range of industries – including banking, consumer goods, high tech and industrial – but his core area of work is in financial sector development and reform.

Prior to his current role, Barton was McKinsey’s Chairman of Asia from 2004-2009, based in Shanghai, and he led McKinsey’s office in Korea from 2000-2004.

He is an active participant in many international fora including Davos, Le Cercle des Economistes: Les Rencontres Economiques d’Aix-en-Provence, the Asia Business Council and the Aspen Strategy Group. He is also a prolific writer – authoring more than 80 articles on financial services, Asia, history and the issues and opportunities facing global and Asian markets. He is the co-author – with Roberto Newell and Greg Wilson – of Dangerous Markets: Managing in Financial Crises (Wiley & Sons, 2002). His most recent book is China Vignettes: An Inside Look at China (Talisman, 2007).

Barton is a Trustee of the Brookings Institution and is the Chairman of the International Advisory Committee to the President of South Korea on National Future and Vision. In 2009 he was awarded the Magnolia Gold Prize by the Shanghai Government for his outstanding contributions to the city’s development. He is named in the National Association of Corporate Directors list of 100 most influential people in corporate governance and the Boardroom and Financial Centres International’s list of Top 500 most influential people in financial services. He was made a Rhodes Trustee in April 2010 and is an Honorary Fellow at Brasenose College, Oxford.