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Luis Enriquez

Senior Advisor

Luis Enriquez is a former Senior Partner (Emeritus) at McKinsey & Company. In his 20 years at the Firm he covered multiple industries (telecoms, energy, public sector, consumer goods) and worked across functions (finance and strategy, marketing, operations and regulation). He has extensive international experience, having worked in over 60 countries and based out of 3 McKinsey locations (New York, London, Brussels), including most of Europe, SE Asia, Middle East, Central and Eastern Europe, Africa and Latin America. In addition to his client leadership, he founded and led McKinsey’s regulatory strategy practice which served clients across the world on evaluating the strategic and financial impact of regulatory changes and the stakeholder environment. He led McKinsey’s macroeconomic analytics group that supported private sector clients and governments in evaluating macroeconomic, financial and regulatory risks.

He is currently Senior Advisor to the board of Etisalat, the largest integrated telecoms group in Middle East and is Senior Advisor to McKinsey & Company on regulatory strategy. He is also co-founder and partner in a technology investment company based in Dubai focused on launching and supporting disruptive Internet business models in the region.

Having started his career in telecoms and technology, Luis has collaborated with industry associations and international institutions (GSMA, ETNO, European Union, World Economic Forum, multiple regulatory agencies) on global trends and regulation of the technology and telecoms sectors.  He has authored or co-authored reports addressing multiple topics such as the future of infrastructure, mobile spectrum management, mobile industry performance and economic impact, 4G economics, enhancing the impact of ICT technologies on economic performance.

Prior to McKinsey, Luis worked at the Federal Communications Commission in the United States; as an advisor to the US Department of State on telecom liberalization and regulation in Central and Eastern Europe; for USAid to support the transition to market-based economies in central and Eastern Europe; and as a consulting economist to energy and telecoms companies and state governments in regulatory proceedings across the United States. Luis is a dual Chilean/Belgian national and trained as economist at Harvard University and at the University of California at Berkeley.