Dominic Barton is the Global Managing Partner of McKinsey & Company. In his 31 years with the firm, Dominic has advised clients in a range of industries including banking, consumer goods, high tech and industrials. Prior to his current role, Dominic was based in Shanghai as McKinsey’s Asia Chairman from 2004 to 2009 and led the Korea office from 2000 to 2004.
He is the Chair of the Canadian Minister of Finance’s Advisory Council on Economic Growth, the Chair of the Seoul International Business Advisory Council. He is also a Trustee of the Brookings Institution, a Rhodes Trustee and an adjunct professor at Tsinghua University, Beijing.
He serves on the board of FCLT Global (Focusing Capital on the Long Term), a non-profit organization dedicated to developing practical tools and approaches that encourage long-term behaviors in business and investment decision-making.
Dominic has authored more than 80 articles on the role of business in society, leadership, financial services, Asia, history and the issues and opportunities facing markets worldwide. Dominic is a co-author, with Roberto Newell and Greg Wilson, ofDangerous Markets: Managing in Financial Crises(Wiley & Sons, 2002),China Vignettes: An Inside Look at China(Talisman, 2007) and co-author with Dezso Horvath and Matthias Kipping ofReimagining Capitalism(Oxford University Press, 2016).
He graduated from the University of British Columbia with a BA Honours in economics and studied as a Rhodes Scholar at Brasenose College, Oxford University.