Susan Lund

Partner, McKinsey Global Institute

Susan Lund is a partner of McKinsey & Company and a leader of the McKinsey Global Institute. She conducts economic research on global financial markets, labor markets, and the global growth outlook. Her latest report focuses on the economic and social impact of digital financial inclusion, Digital finance for all: Powering inclusive growth in emerging economies. Other recent research examines how digital technologies are transforming globalization; the continuing accumulation of global debt and potential risks; how digital platforms are transforming labor markets; and growth prospects for African economies in an era of lower commodity prices. Susan has an active travel schedule discussing research findings with CEOs and other executives at global Fortune 500 companies and she is a frequent speaker at global conferences. She has authored numerous articles in leading business publications, including Harvard Business Review, The Financial Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, and Foreign Affairs. Susan is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, the National Association of Business Economists, and the Conference of Business Economists. She holds a Ph.D. from Stanford University and a B.A. from Northwestern University. She has lived and worked in Africa and Asia and currently resides in Washington, DC.