Director of the McKinsey Center for Business & Environment

Dr. Martin R. Stuchtey is the founder of SYSTEMIQ, a company that develops new markets and assets in the sustainability space. Before founding SYSTEMIQ Martin has worked for the McKinsey & Co for twenty years. There he served clients in a range of sectors, from transportation to energy and infrastructure. In 2006, Martin co-founded McKinsey's Sustainability Practice, working with corporate, government and social sector clients on the challenges of climate change, water scarcity and resource depletion at large. Most of his work was dedicated to circular industrial systems. He initiated – together with Ellen MacArthur – the Circular Economy Initiative at the World Economic Forum. He has been a strategic advisor to the World Economic Forum and is the author of many articles, TV and radio broadcasts of resource management. He is a lecturer at Innsbruck University for Resource strategy and management. Prior joining McKinsey, Martin served as a company commander in the German Alpine forces and worked as geologist on mining projects in Southern Africa. Martin Stuchtey holds a BSc. Hons.-degree in economic geology/mineralogy from Rhodes University (South Africa), a Masters in business economics from the Coblence School of Management (Germany), an MBA from Lancaster University (UK) and a PhD in regional economics from the Technical University of Dresden. Martin is married and has six children, he lives in Pöcking and Anras.