Dr. Jonathan Woetzel, Director of the McKinsey Global Institute will evaluate the infrastrucutre outlook n China and China’s stamp on global infrastructure projects. This can be seen through China’s 13th Five Year Plan, the One Belt One Road Initiative and others as well as the progress of Chinese urbanization and associated transit, energy and telecommunications technologies.
We invite Jonathan Woetzel, Director at the McKinsey Global Institute to discuss.
Based in China since 1986, Jonathan has been instrumental in establishing and growing McKinsey’s presence in China. In addition to his work helping Chinese and other Asian businesses prepare for global growth, Jonathan is responsible for convening the Firm’s work with city and regional authorities in more than 40 geographies around the world. He leads McKinsey’s Cities Special Initiative and co-chairs the non-profit think tank Urban China Initiative—a collaborative project of Columbia University, Tsinghua University, and McKinsey & Company—that aims to develop and implement solutions to China’s urbanization challenge. Jonathan is also the Asia-based Director of the McKinsey Global Institute where he leads research on productivity, urbanization, infrastructure, inequality and regional economies.
Published widely in both Chinese and international publications, Jonathan has written five books on China, including Capitalist China: Strategies for a Revolutionized Economy (Wiley & Sons, 2003). He also co-authored, with Jimmy Hexter, the book Operation China: From Strategy to Execution (Harvard Business Press, 2007), with Jeffrey Towson, One Hour China (Towson Press, 2013) and with James Manyika and Richard Dobbs No Ordinary Disruption (Public Affairs, 2015). He currently has 3 Amazon international business bestsellers.