Senior Partner and Managing Partner

gassan al-kibsi

Senior Partner and Managing Partner - McKinsey & Company

Middle East


Gassan, McKinsey’s managing partner for the Middle East, Africa, Central Asia and Turkey, leads a team of over 180 partners and more than 2,400 colleagues across the region. He serves in several global roles within McKinsey, including as a member of both the firm’s board of directors and its global leadership team. Gassan is passionate about supporting leaders on matters of economic growth and job creation for young people. Since 2000, he has been working with the public, private, and social sectors across the region to accelerate its economic and social transformation and develop next-generation talent. In addition, Gassan has served some of the world’s leading companies in energy, technology, and consumer-facing industries to enhance growth and global competitiveness. In 2014, the World Economic Forum named Gassan a Young Global Leader. He also supports philanthropic organizations that fight disease and poverty and seek to create a more dignified life for children and young people in 50-plus countries. Gassan is widely recognized for his expertise. His work has been published by the World Economic Forum, the Middle East Summit, and the McKinsey Quarterly. 

Areas of Expertise


There was a time when economic growth, sustainability, and inclusion were seen as trade-offs, but leaders today need to achieve all three. This new paradigm of growth will be more sustainable, driving innovation while reducing environmental impact. It will also be more inclusive, creating access to opportunities for people worldwide. This is not an easy task, but our ambition is to help organizations and their leaders make it a reality. Every day, around the world, we partner with our clients to set bold strategies, unlock the potential of their people, embed transformative technologies in everything they do, and innovate sustainably. The impact we deliver helps clients achieve enduring change in their capabilities and performance—and speeds up the transition to sustainable and inclusive growth.

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