Director of Design and Service Standards for the UK government
Executive Director of FrogAsia Sdn Bhd
President and Director of the NGO Center for Brazilian innovation in Education (CIEB)
TV Host, Philanthropist, Investor and Entrepreneur
COO at SoftBank Group Corp. CEO at SoftBank Group International and SoftBank Latin America, and Executive Chairman, Sprint Corporation
Founder and CEO of Newsela
Founder of Ribbit Capital
Co-founder and CTO of Instagram
Senior Partner at McKinsey & Company Sao Paulo
Nicola is a Senior Partner in McKinsey & Company’s Sao Paulo office and
Chairperson of McKinsey’s Global Client Council.
Former Managing Partner for McKinsey in Latin America from 2011 to June
2018, he was a member of the Firm’s Global Operating Committee from 2014 to 2018. Prior to that, Nicola led our Consumer Practice in Latin America, which he founded in 2003. Nicola joined the Firm in 1992, and has supported over 100 clients in more than 20 countries in all continents. His work spans across multiple industries and covers several topics, including entrepreneur/CEO counselling, corporate and BU strategy, organization and transformation.
Passionate about education, his work includes educational reform in Brazil, along with a substantial program to transform primary education in one of the largest Brazilian states. Strongly interested in community development, Nicola is a current board member at MASP (the Museum of Art of São Paulo) and at BRASA (Brazilian Students Association), and a former member at FIESP’s social council, in Brazil. Nicola graduated with distinction in Civil Engineering from UFMG (Brazil), and also holds an M.B.A. from the MIT Sloan School of Management.