Dominic Barton is a global managing partner emeritus at McKinsey & Company and served as Global Managing Partner from 2009 to 2018.
He currently serves as Chairman of Teck Resources and as Non-Executive Director at the Singtel Group in Singapore and Investor AB in Sweden. He is also a board member of the Olayan Group, a private family-owned company. He is also the Chancellor of the University of Waterloo. Mr. Barton was the Chair of the Canadian Minister of Finance’s Advisory Council on Economic Growth and was Chair of the Seoul International Business Advisory Council for the past six years.
He is also a Senior Trustee of the Brookings Institution, a member of the Singapore Economic Development Board’s International Advisory Council, and a member of the boards of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York City and the Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada.
He is one of the founders of FCLTGlobal (Focusing Capital on the Long Term), has co-authored four books, and is an Adjunct Professor at Tsinghua University in Beijing. He is the recipient of eight honourary doctorates, including from the University of Toronto, the University of British Columbia and the University of Edinburgh.
He graduated from the University of British Columbia with an Honours Bachelor of Arts in Economics and has a Master of Philosophy in Economics from Oxford University, where he studied as a Rhodes Scholar.