Ian Colotla

McKinsey & Company

Senior Advisor

Ian Colotla is a Senior Advisor at McKinsey & Company based in Vancouver, specializing in operations and marine ports and container terminals. Dr. Colotla has 25 years of experience in senior management roles in consulting and in industry at Danfoss A/S and Novo Nordisk in Denmark. Ian holds a B.A.Sc. in mechanical engineering from the University of British Columbia in Canada, a Ph.D. in manufacturing engineering from the University of Cambridge, and an M.B.A. with High Honors from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. He is a Chartered Engineer in the UK and a Fellow of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers.

Sessions With Ian Colotla

Wednesday, 18 May

  • 09:00am - 09:45am (PST) / 18/may/2022 04:00 pm - 18/may/2022 04:45 pm

    How is Leadership in Diversity Making Your Port More Competitive?

    Diversity does pay off: Research by McKinsey into 1,000 companies annual performance showed that companies in the top quartile for gender diversity on executive teams were 25 % more likely to have above-average profitability than companies in the fourth quartile. So in this panel, taking place on the inaugural International Women in Maritime Day, we want to discuss how operations in the port sector can benefit from a diverse team.