Richard Dobbs, Director, McKinsey Global Institute
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Richard Dobbs is a director of the McKinsey Global Institute, McKinsey & Company's economics and business research arm, and a director (senior partner) of McKinsey based in Seoul. He is an associate fellow of the Said Business School at Oxford University. Since joining McKinsey in 1988, he has served clients around the world in a variety of industries, ranging from high tech and financial services to petroleum, utilities, and the public sector.
Richard received a B.A. in engineering, economics, and management from Oxford University, and an M.B.A. from Stanford Business School, where he was a Fulbright Scholar.