Full Name
Michael Birshan
Job Title
Global Co-leader, Strategy & Corporate Finance Practice
McKinsey & Company
Speaker Bio
Michael Birshan co-leads McKinsey’s Strategy & Corporate Finance Practice globally. He also serves on the McKinsey Global Institute (MGI) council, which advises on MGI’s research on global economic, business and technology trends.

Mr Birshan partners with bold and determined executives to set strategy, transform organizations and deliver sustainable value. He has served companies around the world at the board and executive-committee levels across a diverse set of industries, as well as institutions in the public and social sectors, and his work is often shaped by insights and analogies from other contexts. Mr Birshan’s deepest sector expertise is in energy, natural resources and industrials, where he works with several of the leading global organizations across their agenda.

Passionate about helping talented executives to succeed as individuals, Mr Birshan co-leads McKinsey’s research on CEO excellence, as well as MGI’s research on companies in the 21st century. His perspectives have been published and cited in the McKinsey Quarterly, Harvard Business Review, and Financial Times, among other leading publications.

Mr Birshan studied philosophy, politics and economics at the University of Oxford and holds an MBA with High Distinction from Harvard Business School.
Michael Birshan