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Nikola Jakic

McGowan Fellow

Nikola Jakic is a professional management consultant serving global clients in the consumer sector.

A licensed professional engineer, he began his career at Hatch in renewable energy engineering, designing, and building solar power plants in Canada and worldwide. He spent several years advising natural resources clients on mining, metals, and infrastructure assets as an analyst at Hatch Management Consulting. Currently, Nikola is an associate partner at McKinsey and Company, and he is a leader in the consumer practice. He primarily spends his time serving retail clients in operations, transformation, strategy, and environmental and social initiatives. He is an expert in the field of store and omnichannel operations and transformations.

Nikola studied mechanical engineering at the University of Toronto. He holds an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, where he was a McGowan Fellow, class of 2016.