Theo Jan Simons is a Partner in the Cologne office of McKinsey. He has over 20 years of consulting experience supporting clients in the chemicals and energy industry with focus on downstream (refining, marketing & sales, trading), petrochemicals and materials (e.g. feedstock conversion, plastics, coatings, catalyst and process technology). He has also worked extensively in Mining and Healthcare.
He is the leader of McKinsey's global petrochemical service line and founder of Chemical Insights. He also leads McKinsey's plastic recycling initiative.