Partner, London Office
McKinsey and Company
Emily Lawson, PhD, is a partner in the London office of McKinsey and Company. Lawson is a leader of the firm's service on human capital management. She serves clients across a range of industries, including pharmaceuticals, telecommunications, financial services, and professional services, with a focus on change management—aligning and engaging the organization in delivering new strategies and substantive performance improvements.
Lawson leads McKinsey's work on gender diversity and was an author of Women Matter Five: Making the Breakthrough. She is part of the leadership team for McKinsey's internal leadership development offering. Lawson holds an MBA from the Said Business School, Oxford, a doctorate from University of East Anglia (UK), and a master’s degree from Cambridge University.