Robin Nuttall - Business in the Community
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Robin Nuttall


McKinsey & Company
Global Goals Leadership Team

Robin Nuttall is an Expert Partner in the London office of McKinsey & Company. Robin co-leads McKinsey’s Regulatory and External Affairs Practice and serves clients on ESG (Environment, Social, Governance) and Purpose topics across a range of sectors.

Robin has published leading pieces on ESG including :

  • More than a mission statement: How the 5Ps embed purpose to deliver value, McKinsey Quarterly, 2020. The definitive 5-element DNA model deployed by leading corporations to embed purpose.
  • Five ways that ESG creates value, McKinsey Quarterly, 2019, with Tim Koller and Witold Henisz.
  • “Connect: How companies succeed by engaging radically with society”, with Lord Browne (former BP CEO) and Tommy Stadlen. This book sets out a new basis for competitive advantage, underpinned by fundamental change to the way companies interact with external stakeholders. The book articulates four tenets of ‘connected leadership’, illustrated through case studies and financial analysis.

Before joining McKinsey, Robin was a Research Officer at the Institute of Economics & Statistics, Oxford, where he published on antitrust policy for regulated industries and co-authored the first book covering the EU Merger Control – “Merger in Daylight”. Robin holds an economics doctorate from Oxford, was a Henry Fellow at Harvard, and has masters and undergraduate degrees in economics from Cambridge.

About Business in the Community’s Global Goals Leadership Team

Each area of work Business in the Community (BITC) undertakes is led by a group of senior executives who provide strategic guidance and support us in achieving our objectives.

The purpose of BITC’s Global Goals Leadership Team is to accelerate business progress towards being purpose-driven and deliver on the Global Goals also known as the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Find out more about BITC’s work on the Global Goals.