Anu Madgavkar is a partner with the McKinsey Global Institute (MGI), McKinsey’s business and economics research arm. Anu joined MGI in 2011 and leads teams based in India, working on global as well as India-focused research.
Anu’s recent research has focused on labor markets, gender economics, economic development and poverty alleviation, and applying technology to solving development challenges. She has co-authored several MGI reports including, The power of parity: How advancing women’s equality can add $12 trillion to global growth; The power of parity: Advancing women’s equality in India; The world at work: Jobs, pay and skills for 3.5 billion people; India’s path from poverty to empowerment, India's tech opportunity: transforming work, empowering people, and India's economic geography: states, cities and clusters.
Previously, Anu was a partner of McKinsey based in Mumbai, where she co-led McKinsey’s Financial Institutions practice in India. She advises business and government leaders on economic development and frequently contributes to policy debates through policy-making committees, consultative sessions, articles and conference presentations. Currently she serves on the National Economic Growth and Investments Council of the Confederation of Industry in India.