Neil Janin, a Canadian national, is a “just retired” Director of McKinsey & Company in its Paris office, where he joined the Firm in 1982. Today, he divides his time between, counseling CEOs of both for-profit and non-profit organizations and their teams; teaching and doing research on leadership development at INSEAD as executive in residence, and HEC in Paris, and consulting to McKinsey & Co. He started and led the Financial Institutions practice in France. Over his 27 year long career at McKinsey, he conducted engagements in the retail, asset management, and corporate banking areas. His work spanned the functions of strategy, organization and operations. He has practiced in Europe, Asia and North America. Neil Janin was also one of the thought leaders of McKinsey’s organization practice and has conducted engagements in every area of organizational practice: design, leadership, governance, performance enhancement, culture change and transformation. Specifically, he contributed to the Post Management Integration framework used by the Firm in its merger work worldwide, and led a recent research effort on top team effectiveness and strategy visioning. In 2009, as co-chairman of the commission of the French Institute of Directors (IFA), Neil Janin authored a position paper on the responsibilities of the board of directors with regards to the design and implementation of a company’s strategy. Before joining McKinsey, Neil worked for the Chase Manhattan Bank (now JP Morgan Chase) in New York and Paris, and Procter & Gamble in Toronto. Neil holds an MBA from York University, Toronto and a joint honors degree in Economics and Accounting from McGill University, Montreal.