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Scott McDonald

Chief Executive Officer, Oliver Wyman Group



Scott McDonald is CEO of the Oliver Wyman Group which includes Oliver Wyman, NERA Economic Consulting and Lippincott. Scott also sits on the Executive Committee of Marsh & McLennan Companies (MMC), the premier global professional services firm providing advice and solutions in risk, strategy and human capital.  MMC has four leading brands (Marsh, Guy Carpenter, Mercer and Oliver Wyman) and 55,000 colleagues in more than 100 countries.

Scott joined Oliver Wyman in 1995 and was elected a partner in 2000. He played various roles including leading the Corporate & Institutional Banking Practice and as a member of the Partnership Committee. In 2007, Scott was elected by the Partners to be the Managing Partner of Oliver Wyman Financial Services. In 2012, he was appointed as the President of Oliver Wyman and, in 2014, become the CEO of the Oliver Wyman Group. Before Oliver Wyman, Scott worked in Investment Banking for RBC Dominion Securities in Toronto and on the editorial side in the magazine industry.

Scott has sat on various international industry working groups, such as the International institute of Finance Committee on Market Best Practices, Her Majesty’s Treasury Professional Services Global Competitiveness Group, the World Economic Forum Steering Committee for Future Financial Architecture and McGill University’s Expert Panel for Strategy and Global Leadership.

Scott has degrees in Finance & Economics from McGill University and International Relations from Cambridge University. He splits his time between London, New York and many other places.

Specialization by geographical area: 
International Advisory Board
Expert Panel: Global Strategy & Leadership