Julian V. McCarthy is an Executive Fellow at the Center for Higher Ambition Leadership, a Director at TruePoint, and a former senior partner and Director at McKinsey & Company. For more than 30 years, Julian has helped leaders of public and private companies transform and elevate performance through enhanced strategic alignment, organizational effectiveness and strategic capability building.  In addition to advising CEOs and boards of directors in the US, Europe and Asia, he has acted as senior advisor in the private equity sector, in corporate turnarounds, and in numerous CEO and senior executive succession processes.  Julian is a certified executive coach, with a passion for coaching and mentoring senior executives dealing with rapid change and striving to reach a higher performance ambition.