Dominic Barton is the former Chairman of Teck Resources and Senior Partner, McKinsey & Company. In his 32 years with McKinsey, Dominic has advised clients in a wide range of industries. Prior to his current role, Dominic was based in Asia for 12 years, including Shanghai as McKinsey’s Asia Chairman from 2004 to 2009.
He 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, and a member of the Singapore Economic Development Board’s International Advisory Council.
He serves on the board of FCLT Global (Focusing Capital on the Long Term), a non-profit organization dedicated to developing practical tools and approaches that encourage long-term behaviors in business and investment decision-making.
Dominic is a co-author, with Roberto Newell and Greg Wilson, of Dangerous Markets: Managing in Financial Crises (Wiley & Sons, 2002), the author of China Vignettes: An Inside Look at China (Talisman, 2007). a co-author, with Dezso Horvath and Matthias Kipping, of Reimagining Capitalism (Oxford University Press, 2016), and a co-author, with Ram Charan and Dennis Carey, of Talent Wins: The New Playbook for Putting People First (Harvard Business Review Press, 2018).
Dominic has received multiple awards for his business leadership and contributions to the communities in which he has lived and worked. In February 2013 Dominic received the Order of Civil Merit (Peony Medal) from former President Lee of South Korea and in August 2014 he was awarded the Singaporean Public Service Star (Distinguished Friends of Singapore). He is a Rhodes Trustee and an Honorary Fellow at Brasenose College, Oxford, as well as an Adjunct Professor at Tsinghua University, Beijing.
Dominic graduated from the University of British Columbia with a BA Honours in economics and completed his MPhil in Economics at Brasenose College, Oxford University, where he was a Rhodes Scholar.