Sir Ian Davis

Senior Adviser

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Ian Davis is currently Chairman of Thoughtworks. He is also a Non-Executive Director of Johnson & Johnson Inc, Senior Independent Director of Majid Al Futtaim Holdings and is a senior advisor to several private firms and companies. From 2013–2021 he was Chairman of Rolls-Royce plc.

From 2010–2020 he was a Non-Executive Director of BP plc where he was also Senior Independent (Lead) Director. From 2011–2017 he was a Non-Executive Director of the UK Cabinet Office and of Teach for All, an educational nonprofit.

Ian is Senior Partner Emeritus of McKinsey & Company, where he was a consultant and partner for over 30 years. He served as Chairman and Worldwide Managing Partner of McKinsey between 2003–2009.