McKinsey Global Institute, McKinsey & Company
Richard Dobbs is a director of the McKinsey Global Institute (MGI), McKinsey's business and economics research arm, and a director (senior partner) of McKinsey based in Seoul.
From 2004 to 2009, Richard co-led McKinsey's Corporate Finance Practice, where he was also responsible for research and development. He has served clients around the world in a variety of industries, ranging from high tech and financial services to petroleum, utilities, and the public sector.
Richard has written numerous articles about the implications of the financial crisis for companies and managing in a downturn. At MGI he has led research on global economic trends, including urbanization, resource markets, capital markets, and productivity and growth, with a focus on Asia. Other research has focused on performance management and measurement, mergers and acquisitions, valuation, capital markets strategy, and utility regulation. He was a co-author of Value: The Four Cornerstones of Corporate Finance, and his work has appeared in several books, including Valuation: Measuring and Managing the Value of Companies; in other business and academic journals such as the McKinsey Quarterly, McKinsey on Finance, and Corporate Finance; and on the opinion pages of leading newspapers and business publications.
Mr. Dobbs is co-author of MGI's new report on global labour markets: "World at work: Jobs, pay, and skills for 3.5 billion people." You can read the report by clicking here.
Former Bureau Chief
Peter Humi is currently a freelance journalist for CNN, C4 UK, ABC Australia, Sky News UK, Press TV, KSA 2, KTV 2, and People TV. He has over 30 years experience in journalism and television news, with a focus on war zones, riots and crises. Currently, he also acts as a Professor of Journalism at Ecole Superieur de Journalisme in Paris, and is an Associate Lecturer at the American Unversity of Paris.
Previously, he served as CNN Paris Bureau Chief from 1990-2003, where he served as Executive Producer and Reporter, covering most major new stories in Europe, Africa, Middle East and Asia. Before that he served as Deputy Bureau Chief and Senior Producer of CNN London. Peter received a BA in History from the University College, London and is fluent in English, French and Italian.