David BrawnerChemicals & Life Science
North America & Europe
David is an independent management consultant with international experience. He has led teams to develop strategies, solve business problems, and lead change management projects for large and small companies as well as government. Before returning to Vancouver, Canada in 2003, he was a manager in the Swiss office of McKinsey. At McKinsey he led studies with leading Fortune 500 companies as well as startup firms. David was also a leader in the firm’s recruitment of candidates with advanced degrees, and became well known for his knowledge and expertise with technology related businesses. David has had particularly extensive experience in the healthcare, biotech, chemicals, insurance, and pharmaceuticals industries. Prior to McKinsey David was on faculty at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich (ETH). Specialized in the physics of superconductivity, David has published over 20 articles in academic journals and holds several patents. David has a B.Sc. Honours from the University of British Columbia and a M.A. and Ph.D. in Physics from Princeton University. David is fluent in German and lives with his family in Vancouver.