Dominic Barton

Dominic Barton

Visiting Professor of Management Practice


  • dominic_barton@mckinsey.com

Saïd Business School
University of Oxford
Park End Street
Oxford
OX1 1HP

Profile

Dominic Barton is a Senior Partner and former Global Managing Partner of McKinsey.

He is based in London and leads the firm’s focus on the future of capitalism and the role business leadership can play in creating long-term social and economic value. Before becoming managing partner, Dominic served as McKinsey’s chairman in Asia from 2004 to 2009. He also headed McKinsey’s office in Korea from 2000 to 2004.

Dominic is the chair of the Canadian Minister of Finance’s Advisory Council on Economic Growth and the chair of the Seoul International Business Advisory Council. He is also a trustee of the Brookings Institution, a Rhodes trustee, an adjunct professor at Tsinghua University in Beijing, and a board member of FCLT Global (Focusing Capital on the Long Term).

Research

Dominic is a true world leader in professional practice and has, in addition, authored more than 80 articles.

He is a coauthor, with Roberto Newell and Greg Wilson, of Dangerous Markets: Managing in Financial Crises (Wiley & Sons, 2002), the author of China Vignettes: An Inside Look at China (Talisman, 2007), a co-author, with Dezso Horvath and Matthias Kipping, of Re-Imagining Capitalism: Building a Responsible Long-Term Model (Oxford University Press, 2016) and a coauthor, with Ram Charan and Dennis Carey, of Talent Wins: The New Playbook for Putting People First (Harvard Business Review Press, 2018).

He graduated from the University of British Columbia with a BA Honors in economics and earned an MPhil in Economics at Brasenose College, Oxford University, where he studied as a Rhodes Scholar.

Engagement

In addition to his Visiting Professorship, Dominic is a member of the Business School’s Global Leadership Council and a former member of its Board, a member of the International Advisory Board at the Blavatnik School of Government, a member of the CCB, a Rhodes Trustee and an honorary fellow of Brasenose College.