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Sergey Sokolov

Partner, Moscow
Leads McKinsey’s Operations Practice in Africa, the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), Eastern Europe, the Middle East, and Turkey and coleads the Implementation Practice in the CIS and Russia; serves large clients in the metals, energy, mining, and chemical industries, focusing on equipment utilization and capital productivity

About Sergey

Sergey coleads McKinsey’s Operations Practice in Africa, the CIS, Eastern Europe, the Middle East, and Turkey and the Implementation Practice in the CIS and Russia.

He serves clients in the chemical, metals, and mining industries in Asia–Pacific, the CIS, Europe, and Turkey. His particular focus is operational transformations, including equipment-reliability improvement, production and supply-chain transformation, infrastructure development, and capital optimization.

Prior to joining McKinsey, Sergey worked for a major international manufacturing company.

Published works

“Dos and don’ts of managing small projects” (in Russian). Vedomosti, April 24, 2018

“We’ll build a new world: Why large resource projects are inefficient” (in Russian). Forbes, March 14, 2017

“McKinsey: How to save $370 bn a year in mining by going digital” (in Russian). Forbes, March 9, 2017

Education

Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology
MSc, applied mathematics, physics

American Institute of Business and Economics
Degree, certificate of business studies