SOAS University of London

SOAS China Institute

Gordon Orr (Senior Advisor and former Chairman Asia - McKinsey)

Gordon Orr

Gordon is a Senior Advisor to McKinsey and a Board Member of Lenovo and Swire Pacific.  In addition, he works with the CEOs of a number of China’s globalizing companies, is an advisor to Oxford University and Harvard Business School in Asia and is a Board Member of the China Britain Business Council.

Gordon opened McKinsey’s office in Beijing in the early 1990s and led McKinsey’s Greater China practice for many years.  He led McKinsey Asia from 2009 until 2014.  Gordon was on McKinsey’s global board of directors 2003-15 with responsibilities for Asia, Governance and Risk. Gordon has been based in China since 1993 and has worked with McKinsey since 1986. He retired from McKinsey in 2015.

Gordon publishes regularly on LinkedIn, Twitter and on his blog, Gordon's view.