McKinsey Forum 2019

José Luis Blanco

Partner at McKinsey Philadelphia Office

As a partner at McKinsey, Jose advises infrastructure and real estate clients on selecting, planning, deploying, and delivering capital projects. He has extensive experience in operational transformation, digital transformation, and growth strategy for public and private sector entities.Jose co-leads McKinsey’s engineering and construction (E&C) and real estate work in North America. He brings deep expertise on digital transformation, supporting clients in deploying and scaling up new technologies, and spearheads McKinsey’s global E&C benchmark, which periodically reviews the financial and operating health of the world’s top E&C firms.Jose holds an MBA from Stanford University and masters and bachelor degrees in structural engineering from the Polytechnic University of Catalonia.