Bruce Simpson / McKinsey & Company

Bruce Simpson is a global leader on ESG/Purpose, helping companies deliver superior long term shareholder returns and positive societal impact, through their core business. Bruce retired from McKinsey as a Senior Partner in early 2021 after a 33 year track record of impact across strategy, operations and organization topics, and several global leadership roles. Most recently he led McKinsey’s ESG/Purpose practice globally, serving clients across multiple sectors, and pioneering thinking on how best to execute a stakeholder approach. He is now a Senior Advisor to McKinsey on ESG/Purpose continuing to coach boards and CEOs worldwide to calibrate and prioritize ESG risks and opportunities, engage stakeholders, develop a credible, integrated narrative, and deliver measurable impact. He is a Senior Advisor to two distinctive ESG companies: a weather intelligence company, and Quadfi; a fintech focused on financial lending to the underserved. He is a reputed coach for top teams on leadership in volatile times. And he is a tri-sector expert. He has served governments extensively, and brings decades of leadership in the non-profit sector, across environmental causes, plus health, diversity, social justice, human rights, education, and financial inclusion.