• Susan Lund

    Partner of McKinsey & Company

    Susan Lund is a partner of McKinsey & Company and a leader of the McKinsey Global Institute. As a PhD economist, her research focuses on labor and employment, globalization, and financial markets. Her most recent report, Jobs lost, jobs gained: Workforce transitions in a time of automation, assesses the impact of automation on the future of work and the workforce. Recent reports measured the size of the so-called “on-demand” or “sharing economy” workforce in the United States and Europe; examined the potential impact of AI and advanced analytics in talent management; and tracked how globalization is evolving in the digital era. Dr. Lund has an active travel schedule discussing research findings with CEOs and other executives at global Fortune 500 companies and she is a frequent speaker at global conferences. She has authored numerous articles in leading business publications, including Harvard Business Review, The Financial Times, The Wall Street Journal, and The Washington Post, and Foreign Affairs.
    Susan is a Board Director of the National Association of Business Economists and a member of the Council on Foreign Relations Taskforce on the US Workforce. She is a member of the Bretton Woods Committee and the Conference of Business Economists. She holds a Ph.D. in applied economics from Stanford University and a B.A. in economics from Northwestern University. She has lived and worked in Africa and Asia and currently resides in Washington, DC.