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Partner - McKinsey & Company

Dubai, United Arab Emirates


Oscar is a partner and core member of our Technology, Media & Telecommunications Practice. He leads McKinsey’s B2B work in the telecommunications sector in the Middle East and Africa. Oscar has worked in telecommunications for the last 25 years in corporate, management consulting, and academia. Over the years, he has served telecom operators, media, and technology firms worldwide on a broad range of topics. Oscar is passionate about technology and growth, focusing on strategy and transformation to help clients use digitization to reach their goals. His work includes strategy definition, organization and culture evolution, digital transformation and growth, including the launch of new ventures and adjacent pillars of growth. Among his recent projects, Oscar advised a large Middle East operator on their growth strategy, and transformation planning and execution across their footprint; helped an African multi-country operator identify growth white spaces and build capabilities to exploit them, including required digital platform partnerships and M&A; and supported a major Middle East operator in their B2B multi-opco digital growth plan in the cloud, cybersecurity, IoT, and big-data spaces, including the launch of new business lines and ecosystem build-up. 

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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