Strengthening ties with international businesses
Dominic Barton, previously Global Managing Partner of McKinsey & Company, has joined Oxford Saïd as Visiting Professor of Practice
At McKinsey, he led 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. He stepped down as managing partner in June 2018 after serving three terms.
Dominic is an internationally renowned expert on inclusive capitalism, a subject on which he has published widely, authoring over 80 articles and several books. These include with Dezso Horvath and Matthias Kipping Re-Imagining Capitalism: Building a Responsible Long-Term Model (OUP 2016) and with Ram Charan and Dennis Carey Talent Wins: The New Playbook for Putting People First (HBR Press 2018).
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 founding member of FCLT Global (Focusing Capital on the Long Term). He has been on the School Board and is a member of the Global Leadership Council of Oxford Said.
He was appointed Chairman of Canadian copper and coal miner, Teck, in July 2018 and as Chair of the International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC), the global body driving reform in company reporting, in October 2018.
Dean Peter Tufano said: ‘Dominic Barton is one of the world’s most respected business leaders and thinkers. CEOs trust him. He reflects the values of the school in terms of seeing business as not only a driver of economies but also as a force to improve society. We are honoured to welcome Dominic to our Visiting Faculty. He and other visitors enrich our faculty community, add value to our students’ experiences; and help us to engage more effectively with broader audiences to promote constructive debate and action,’