Ankur Agrawal, a Partner at McKinsey’s New York office, is one of the leaders of the Healthcare Systems and Services Practice. He focuses on counseling healthcare systems, and pharmaceutical and medical device companies, on strategy and corporate finance topics. Ankur is the firm’s leading practitioner on healthcare M&A and performance transformations. He has consistently directed M&A and finance capability-building efforts at many large healthcare companies. He has also authored articles on corporate finance topics in McKinsey on Finance and has presented his work at CFO roundtables in Toronto, Boston and San Francisco.
Prior to his McKinsey experience, Ankur worked as a VP of Finance at a New York based startup Gerson Lehrman Group that received Series A and Series B funding from Bessemer Venture Partners/Silver Lake Partners and as a President’s Fellow at Harvard University.
Ankur received his BEng degree in mechanical and electrical engineering from IRIM&EE, India. As part of his course work, he was designated a certified chartered engineer from the UK’s Engineering Council. He also received his MBA from Harvard Business School, where he graduated as a Baker scholar.
Recent articles of Ankur’s include “are today’s CFOs ready for tomorrow’s demands on finance?” (McKinsey & Company, December 2016), “Building a better partnership between finance and strategy” (McKinsey & Company, October 2015), and “Healthcare Payor M&A: Are You Ready?” (McKinsey & Company, January 2012).