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Kathleen McLaughlin, Jens Riese, Lynn Taliento

McKinsey and Company


Kathleen McLaughlin leads McKinsey’s Social Innovation Practice, which works with clients to develop breakthrough solutions to social challenges. She is also a member of the Retail and Organization Practice leadership teams. She works across the private, public, and non-profit sectors globally, helping improve the performance of institutions and systems (health systems, food systems, economic development) more broadly.

Jens Riese is the co-leader of McKinsey’s Economic Development Practice. Jens has helped governments and development agencies address issues such as climate mitigation, agricultural development, public finance, energy access, emissions control, and deforestation.

Lynn Taliento leads McKinsey’s Social Sector Practice in the Americas. After joining McKinsey in 1999, Lynn co-founded the firm’s first practice dedicated to serving nonprofits. She works exclusively with nonprofits, philanthropies, and private and corporate foundations on strategic planning, organizational design, board governance, and advocacy.