Ozgur Tanrikulu is the Managing Partner for McKinsey & Company in the EEMA region, covering Africa, the Middle East, CIS (including Russia, Kazakhstan and Azerbaijan) and Turkey. He is also a Senior Partner of the firm.
He advises leading companies on a wide range of topics including transformation programs, growth strategy, international expansion, performance improvement, digital economy, organizational development and leadership talent development. In addition to his client responsibilities, Ozgur holds various global roles within McKinsey, including as a member of the Partnership Service Team.
Since joining McKinsey18 years ago, Ozgur has been based in the US, UK, France, Japan, UAE, Turkey and South Africa and has worked in over 20 countries. He has led the financial services practice in the Middle East. From 2012 to 2018 Ozgur was the Managing Partner of the firm’s Turkey’s office.
Ozgur is passionate about leadership and diversity. He believes that one of the greatest opportunities and challenges facing global business is to develop the next generation of local leaders. He has been a speaker and moderator on many platforms over the years, including at WEF, various universities and other conferences.
Prior to joining McKinsey, Ozgur worked as a project manager for United Technologies Corporation in USA, France and UK, where he led various projects on cost reduction, process improvement and e-business.
Ozgur has a degree in industrial engineering from Boğaziçi University, Turkey, and a Masters in Management from Purdue University, USA. He is passionate about reading and travel and plays the guitar.