Paul Jansen

  • McKinsey & Co.

Paul Jansen is a Director Emeritus of McKinsey & Company.  His most recent responsibilities have included director of the McKinsey Global Nonprofit Practice and the Global Philanthropy Practice. Paul joined McKinsey in 1984 and spent four years helping start the firm’s Hong Kong office, from 1988 to 1992.  He has been active in the nonprofit sector since 1992. His client service includes work with colleges and universities, foundations, nonprofit organizations, and public/private partnerships. Paul co-authored a widely publicized article in the Harvard Business Review with former Senator Bill Bradley in 2003, entitled “The Non-Profit Sector’s $100 Billion Opportunity.” He also authored a report titled “The Dynamic Board: Lessons from High-Performing Nonprofits” and articles including “Nonprofits at a Crossroads,” and “For Nonprofits, Time is Money,” published in the McKinsey Quarterly, and “Faster Charity.” Paul presented his work at the Forum’s 2006 and 2007 Aspen symposia as part of the McKinsey Project on Global Higher Education.  Paul earned his MBA at Harvard Business School.