Martin Roll

Martin Roll is an experienced global business strategist, senior advisor and facilitator to Fortune 500 companies, Asian firms, family-owned businesses and family offices. He advises clients on strategy, transformation, leadership & family business topics.

He is CEO of Martin Roll Company with more than 25 years of board & C-suite counselling experience. He is an advisor to several global boards and prominent business families, and a mentor for next generation leaders in business families, family offices, start-ups and high-growth companies.

He has been a Senior Advisor to McKinsey & Company.

Martin Roll is very experienced in engaging and advising clients at all management levels from business owners and C-suite leaders to functional staff across multiple industries and cultures.

He is a highly accomplished keynote speaker at global conferences, an experienced conference moderator and executive workshop facilitator.

He is a Distinguished Fellow (family business) and Entrepreneur in Residence at INSEAD.

Martin Roll teaches MBA, EMBA and Executive Education programs at China Europe International Business School (CEIBS) and Nanyang Business School, and is a frequent guest lecturer at INSEAD, IE Business School, ESSEC and other leading global business schools.

Martin Roll is faculty and keynote speaker at The Harvard Project for Asian and International Relations (HPAIR) at Harvard University. He is a member of the HPAIR Board of Advisors, and is lecturer and keynote speaker at The Academies by Harvard Student Agencies.

He is the author of global bestseller “Asian Brand Strategy” (2015) and co-author of “The Future of Branding” (2016) with two new books in the pipeline: Family Business Strategy (2021) and Family Office Strategy (2021).

Martin Roll holds an MBA from INSEAD. He is also a business columnist with INSEAD Knowledge, a prolific management writer, and a regular commentator in global media.

Management specialities: Leadership, Strategy, Innovation, Change & Transformations, Digital Transformation, Business Family Transformation & Transition, Business Coaching, C-level Mentoring, Business Consulting, Asia & Emerging Markets.