Federico Berruti

Associate Partner, McKinsey & Company

Federico M. Berruti is an Associate Partner based in the Toronto office of McKinsey & Company. Federico joined the firm in the fall of 2013.


Federico is actively involved in knowledge and client support efforts in the biofuel, chemicals, and renewable energy sectors – and subjects such as sustainability, energy policy, and circular economy.  He also works extensively with banking, institutional investor/pension fund, private equity, infrastructure, and public sector clients.


Federico also has a passion for entrepreneurship and start-up companies and has been actively involved in shaping this area of the firm (McKinsey New Ventures and McKinsey Solutions).


Before joining McKinsey, Federico was a co-founder and Vice-President of Agri-Therm Inc., where he gained experience in the energy and renewables sector (pyrolysis and gasification biofuels), financing, venture capital, strategy, marketing, and sales and operations. Agri-Therm is an engineering design company focused on the design and deployment of mobile pyrolysis and gasification reactors to produce biofuels, chemicals, and biochar.


Federico received his PhD and BESc in chemical and biochemical engineering from Western University, where he was an NSERC Vanier Canada Graduate scholar. He graduated with high distinction and the James M. Hay Gold Medal. He received his HBA from the Ivey Business School, where he graduated with distinction.

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