McKinsey Global Institute
Charles Roxburgh is a director of the McKinsey Global Institute (MGI), McKinsey's business and economics research arm, and a director (senior partner) of McKinsey based in London. From 2006 to 2009 he led McKinsey’s Global Corporate and Investment Banking Practice based in New York. He previously led McKinsey's UK Financial Institutions Practice and was also a coleader of McKinsey's Strategy Practice worldwide.
Charles has led a number of major research efforts at McKinsey. His recent work at MGI has focused on global capital markets trends, including debt and deleveraging and how sovereign wealth funds, hedge funds, and private equity have fared in the financial crisis; myths about trade, competitiveness, and jobs; Africa's economic and business prospects; European growth, productivity, and labor market developments; and an analysis of the UK’s growth challenges and opportunities. Other research has examined trends in European investment banking and the organizational and cultural challenges faced by investment banks and asset managers. He edited a McKinsey Quarterly anthology and authored a number of articles on strategy and scenario planning. Charles' research has been featured in academic journals and in leading international publications.