Dr. Jonathan Woetzel is a senior partner at McKinsey & Company. He is also the director of the McKinsey Global Institute (MGI), the business and economics research arm of McKinsey, global leader of McKinsey's Cities Special Initiative and co-chair of the Urban China Initiative. He co-founded McKinsey's China practice. Jonathan is an expert on energy, sustainability, and economic master planning. He has advised national governments in Asia on improving the environment for foreign investors, supported the development of national energy policies, and advised national and local government authorities on economic development. He actively serves urban authorities in the Middle East, China, Russia and North America on economic master planning and performance improvement. In the private sector, Jonathan works most often on topics related to corporate strategy, operations and organization, having served clients in infrastructure, energy, metals and mining, health care, and telecommunications.