Florian Budde

Company: McKinsey & Partners
Position: Global chair chemicals practice

Biography: Based in Frankfurt, Germany, Florian Budde leads the chemical practice of US management consultants McKinsey & Partners for Europe, the Middle East and Asia, consulting on strategy, mergers and acquisitions and operations. He also leads the company’s energy and materials practice, covering oil, gas, power, metals and mining in the region.

Budde joined McKinsey in 1990 as principal consultant, based in South Korea for one year, before becoming a director in July 2002. During his time at McKinsey, he authored a book on business strategies for the chemicals industry.

Prior to this, Budde worked for the US’ IBM in its research department for a year in 1989. He has a doctorate in physical chemistry from the Freie Universitat Berlin. He graduated with a master’s degree in chemistry in 1985 from Ludwig-Maximilians Universitat Munchen also in Germany.

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