McKinsey Forum 2019

Gemma D'Auria

Senior Partner at McKinsey Dubai Office and Leader for McKinsey Organization Practice in the Midle East

Gemma leads our Organization Practice in the Middle East. She began her McKinsey career in our New York office in 2005, relocating to Dubai in 2008. Gemma is passionate about helping executives enhance the organizational effectiveness of their companies. She drives breakout-sessionsal change programs that lead to stronger performance while also boosting overall organizational health. Her areas of focus are organizational learning and leadership development, two of the most critical levers in driving sustainable and long-lasting change. In her advisory work, Gemma primarily works with consumer and retail-oriented businesses. She also has served leading financial institutions, principal investors, and family-owned businesses. When consulting in the financial sector, she addresses wealth management and private banking questions as well as leadership and capability building opportunities. Gemma has an MBA from Stanford University, and a graduation on Government and Economics from London School of Economics.