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Seaplanes and problem solving, foodie Tiffany experiences it all at McKinsey.

– Meet Tiffany, an implementation facilitator in our Jakarta office. She is a graduate of the University of California, Berkeley, where she earned her degree in Chemical Engineering. Prior to joining McKinsey, she spent more than three years as an engineer at Chevron Corporation in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Designing technology with Claire

– Claire started at Digital McKinsey in April 2016 as a digital specialist in the Platform Architecture and Configuration team. She designs and configures technology that helps clients make better business decisions. One of the technologies she created was an Anaplan, a cloud based business planning and monitoring platform. Read more about her typical day.

My work, my way

– During his 15+ years in design, Kwame has served some of the world’s leading organizations. A one–time New York City bike messenger, screenwriter, and music–video director, Kwame is now a vice president at Digital McKinsey based in London. He uses his expertise in product, service, and customer experience design to build innovative solutions for our clients in banking, insurance and the social sector.

Dawn the explorer

– Dawn sought out the opportunity to explore a new continent during her third year as a business analyst.

Mathilde's international experiences at McKinsey

– Read about Mathilde, who is passionate about solving major economic and social issues in #Africa.

One huge learning experience

– Marijn joined McKinsey in Amsterdam for the promise of an opportunity to explore and try new things.

No average day as part of Digital McKinsey

– Niharika loves that her typical day as an experience design director is anything but average. Read more about her experiences in her first year as a part of the Digital McKinsey team.

How McKinsey’s helping me become my best self

– Han came to the U.S. at age 15 seeking political asylum to avoid persecution for his sexual orientation. He’s faced many struggles since but has found a home at McKinsey.

Problem solving at Digital Labs

– Recent joiner Nikki loves to problem solve and pick up complex challenges. Read why she decided to start at Digital Labs and how she challenges herself every day.

The magic of McKinsey Design

– Scott came to McKinsey for the challenge and the potential to have more impact in the world. Learn how he’s tackled both in the last year.

Like a kid in a (McKinsey Operations) candy store

– Dado loves the variety of his day–to–day activities and colleagues.

From consulting to marketing for Digital Labs

– Meet Peri, the director of Marketing & Communications for Digital Labs and learn how she’s making her own McKinsey.

Inside the garage of a Digital McKinsey polymath

– Michael, one of Fast Company’s “Most Creative People in Business,” has an instinct for innovation.

Procurement @ McKinsey

– After years in a multinational corporation, Michael came to McKinsey’s Operations practice because it offered new challenges.

Different challenges, all meaningful

– For Stefan, the saying “variety is the spice of life” is true; that’s why this avid traveler ended up in McKinsey’s Operations practice in Munich.

Building one of McKinsey’s newest ventures

– Nancy started two companies in East Africa before finishing her undergrad degree and coming to McKinsey. Learn how she stepped into a role that lets her leverage her entrepreneurial skills inside McKinsey New Ventures.

Procurement perspectives

– As an experienced hire to our Operations practice in Europe, Kelly has quickly adapted to life at McKinsey thanks to the support of his colleagues in Copenhagen and beyond.

Meet Marianela, a senior implementation facilitator in Brazil.

– While no two days are the same –and that’s a good thing – Marianela has found consistent support and learning as a part of McKinsey Implementation in Sao Paulo.

A petroleum engineer at McKinsey?!

– Absolutely. Read about Marie’s journey from the oil & gas industry to McKinsey’s Petroleum Asset eXcellence New Venture.

Leadership lessons

– Three business analysts in our UK & Ireland offices define leadership and describe how McKinsey has brought their theories to life.

Inspiration and insights

– Angela: London-based associate, former geneticist, current rock star

Charting my course in Calgary

– Alexandra found the support she needs to explore her passions inside and outside of the office.

Life as a part of McKinsey’s Recovery & Transformation Services practice

– Meet Kristy, a senior vice president in Recovery & Transformation Services, based in Philly.

Finding a family in Veterans@McKinsey

– Jack, a former U.S. Navy submarine officer, has found more meaningful work, balance, and support at McKinsey than he imagined.

Risk and reward

– Surprised by how valuable her military skill set was in the private sector, Kelemwork found a home in McKinsey’s Risk practice and is learning and growing more than she thought possible.

From the Marines to McKinsey

– Kirk started his career as a member of the US Marine Corps. Now he’s basically running a startup within McKinsey. Read how it happened.

Meet Magda, a recruiting administrator in our Polish Knowledge Center

– Magda oversees recruiting for our Strategic Internship Program in Wroclaw. Check out her advice for applicants.

Diversity within procurement

– Marc joined our Hamburg office as an associate with the Operations practice after earning his MBA and working for several years; he’s been involved with a variety of projects within procurement and loves the challenge.

Emerging Scholars – Meet Thomas, Booth School of Business

– Thomas from The University of Chicago Booth School of Business, has gone from client to Emerging Scholar.

Emerging Scholars – Meet Dhruv, Ross School of Business

– Dhruv, an Emerging Scholar from the Ross School of Business, will soon join our Chicago office.

Freedom, challenge, and personal growth within Energy Insights

– Evelina, a London-based senior analyst with McKinsey Solutions, describes the innovative culture and supportive people she’s found at the firm.

Emerging Scholars – Meet Delilah, Darden School of Business

– Delilah, an Emerging Scholar from the Darden School of Business, will soon join our Atlanta office as a summer associate.

Sydney-based designer publishes her first children's book

– Meet Nicole, a senior media designer in our Sydney Design Studio and newly published author of “What time do elephants go to work?” a picture book that helps children learn to tell time.

People and procurement

– Zurich-based Operations associate, Clemens, loves the complexity of challenges within supply chain management and the community of colleagues he has found within McKinsey.

Emerging Scholars – Tobby, Yale School of Management

– Tobby, an Emerging Scholar from Yale SOM, will join our San Francisco office this summer.

Emerging Scholars – Nadou, Stanford Graduate School of Business

– Nadou, an Emerging Scholar from the Stanford Graduate School of Business who joined our New York office full-time last fall after completing her MBA.

Emerging Scholars – Ari, Columbia Business School

– Ari, one of our first Emerging Scholars, has been with McKinsey for more than two years. Read about his journey and consider applying for this introductory program today.

Emerging Scholars – Maria, Booth School of Business

– Maria, an Emerging Scholar from The University of Chicago Booth School of Business, will join our Chicago office this summer.

Emerging Scholars – Dang, Darden School of Business

– Dang’s experiences as an Emerging Scholar led him to an internship in our Boston office this coming summer.

Emerging Scholars – Michael, Columbia Business School

– After a stint in the military and acceptance into Columbia Business School’s class of 2018, Michael joined the Emerging Scholars program to learn about consulting as a career.

Exploring the world through McKinsey

– Operations expert, Thomas, describes the global adventures that led him to Jakarta.

A month in the McK life: Thorsten

– Journey to New Zealand with this Zurich-based associate as he analyzes options to support energy transition and explores the stunning country.

Exploring in Calgary

– Pasley came to McKinsey’s Calgary office after her first career in oil & gas to explore new industries and learn from supportive mentors.

A day in the McK Life: analytics fellow Neil

– Neil, an analytics fellow in our Waltham Knowledge Center, describes one of his typical days supporting a government’s customs organization on a public sector project.

Being different is an asset, not a liability

– Brata, the first GLAM (LGBTQ at McKinsey) member in Jakarta and the organizer of this year’s Day of Pink celebrations for the office, describes his experiences at McKinsey.

Getting involved in Day of Pink

– As an procure intern in procurement, Alex stepped up to lead his Florida-based team’s first year of participation in Day of Pink.

Meet McKinsey Analytics: Ben

– Ben, an associate focused in analytics within the operations space, describes why he joined McKinsey about a year ago, his favorite engagement, and his newest hobby.

A close-knit community in Calgary

– Aalia, an engagement manager in Calgary, joined McKinsey to work on tough challenges in a variety of industries after starting her career in oil & gas. She’s found those opportunities and more.

From research to consulting: analytics in the agriculture industry

– Delphine joined McKinsey with a background in agricultural and data sciences. She spent about six years in research before coming to the firm.

Meet members of the McKinsey Operations Analytics team

– McKinsey is home to a growing team of analytics experts that specialize in the operations space. Learn about the work they do and meet three of our recent hires.

Translating data into impact

– Manuel is an analytics translator in our Analytics hub in Madrid. He initially joined our Lisbon office in 2010 as a generalist. After a few years away from the firm, our growing Analytics practice led him back in 2016.

McKinsey Analytics: Steve

– London-based senior expert in healthcare analytics, Steve, describes his journey from investment banking to McKinsey.

Why I love McKinsey Analytics

– Avid traveler, artist, reader and theoretical mathematician Mariia has found a home in McKinsey Analytics.

Making a difference in Healthcare

– Melissa came to McKinsey Solutions to improve healthcare by leveraging data, analytics, technology and McKinsey’s leadership role in the industry.

From Lab to Laptop

– Learn about Yen-Hsiang’s path from Stanford lab to McKinsey Taipei.

McKinsey Academy: Ankur

– Ankur, the director of programs for the McKinsey Academy, based in New York, describes her path to McKinsey and the flexibility, autonomy and support she enjoys in her role.

Being a business analyst in Australia

– Clare loves the opportunities she has to work with amazing colleagues, learn new things, and make a difference for her clients through her role as a business analyst in Sydney.

Meet Bontle

– We sat down with Bontle, a Johannesburg-based engagement manager with Digital McKinsey, to learn more about her full life as a consultant and author.

Mahin's McKinsey

– This father of four, snowboarder, high performance driver, and partner in Digital McKinsey describes why he came to the firm and what keeps him here and why he’s at SXSW this week.

Meet Emma, a business analyst in Sydney

– “McKinsey gives me opportunities to tackle diverse and juicy problems, learn at an accelerated pace and work with inspiring, intelligent people. I’ve found an incredibly supportive and fun community here.”

Macro-level meaning

– Jonathan, an associate in Melbourne, came to McKinsey to make a difference on a level broader than he could as a mining engineer. Read about the new passions he’s exploring.

From music to McKinsey

– Entrepreneur and Wharton grad Brian joined McKinsey in Silicon Valley to broaden his business acumen and tackle tough challenges. McKinsey’s Black Network has been instrumental in helping him feel at home and succeed.

Variety is the spice in Susie’s life

– Susie, a business analyst in Sydney, gives McKinsey a round of applause for the diversity of our people and the opportunities we provide.

McKinsey’s Black Network: my firm family

– Patrick, a relatively new associate in Chicago, attributes much of his success at McKinsey to the aboveboard support and camaraderie he’s found in McKinsey’s Black Network.

The Next Generation of Friendship

– The relationship between Zimasa and Ntokozo started as purely professional through the Next Generation Women Leaders Award, but it has blossomed into a true friendship.

Next Generation Women Leaders Award Mentor: Mafalda

– Meet Mafalda, a business analyst in London, who was a mentor for last year’s Next Generation Women Leaders Award recipients.

Finding flexibility and balance

– Jo came to McKinsey Implementation to solve complex problems and have impact; she’s been surprised at how flexible the firm has been along the way.

McKinsey Leadership Program – South Africa

– Karabo, an MLP fellow in our Johannesburg office, shares her experience, describing how McKinsey is helping satiate her love of learning.

McKinsey Q&A: Patricia

– Patricia joined our Operations Excellence Program in London to avoid settling down. Read about some of her adventures.

Why I joined McK Operations

– Inga joined McKinsey’s Operational Excellence Program in Hamburg a little more than a year ago because she was excited about the topics she could work on here and the people she could call friends and mentors.

Experience Energy & Materials with Othmane

– Explore life in our Global Energy and Materials practice through this Sydney-based Moroccan and Real Madrid fan, Othmane.

Ingvar's Insight experience

– Ingvar, a junior associate in Antwerp, describes how attending the Insight helped him understand consulting and McKinsey and how skills he learned during his PhD programme enabled him to succeed here.

Life-long lean & logistics

– Raoul, a senior expert in operation in our Lyon office, has always been passionate about applying lean management techniques to supply chains.

A day in the LUNAR life: Lea

– For LUNAR creative lead Lea, no day in San Francisco is typical, but here’s glimpse into some of her common activities – collaborative problem solving with diverse colleagues, biking and flamenco dancing.

Because they are only little once

– Melbourne-based associate partner Chris took three months off to be the primary caregiver for his then nine-month-old daughter – and plans to do the same thing with baby #2 due in February.

My many hats

– Mom of four, avid traveler and vintage hat collector, New Jersey engagement manager Sari shares her secrets to enjoying a full life.

Energy

– Meet Ingmar, a project manager from Cologne, who is pursuing his interest in energy-related topics, serving clients in Europe and the Middle East.

Petroleum Asset eXcellence at McKinsey

– Petroleum specialist Andrey joined our Bucharest office a little less than a year ago and has been inspired by his colleagues and clients.

Surprises at the firm

– Yogi recently joined McKinsey as a junior research analyst in the Waltham Knowledge Center. Learn about the surprises he encountered during his first few months with the Geospatial Analytics team.

What I love about working in the chemical industry

– Marco, a newly elected partner in Frankfurt, describes what he loves most about our Global Energy and Materials practice and encourages other young professionals to join the chemical team.

Inside McK Implementation

– Glimpse inside life in McKinsey Implementation with Stefanie, a senior implementation consultant in our Amsterdam office.

Why I’m glad I came to McKinsey before earning my PhD

– Kai, a fellow with our Supply Chain Management practice in Cologne, describes how his McKinsey experience is helping him in his PhD research.

McKinsey Q&A: Marion

– Marion joined our Operations Excellence Program in the UK to broaden her industrial experience from oil & gas.

I came to McK to explore

– Former structural engineer, Silvia came to our Operations practice in London to explore different industries and organizations. This lover of people-watching, sunshine and chocolate hasn’t been disappointed.

Why I’m excited to go to work each day

– Thabo joined our Johannesburg office as a senior digital analyst a few months ago after a career in the tech start-up space. Learn about his journey.

Matthew’s McKinsey

– Matthew, a chemicals knowledge specialist, describes his McKinsey journey.

A GEM of a practice

– Several of our colleagues in Asia describe why they love being a part of our Global Energy and Materials team.

Catching a Wave

– "My relationship with the firm has taught me that you definitely can make your own McKinsey. The firm has provided me with many opportunities to pursue my passions."

Exploring McKinsey Solutions

– Peter came to McKinsey Solutions to explore and has been impressed by the diversity of people he’s met here.

What I learned last summer

– Sharon interned in our Beijing office last summer and experienced McKinsey’s diversity and support first-hand.

Analytics at McKinsey

– As an analytics expert, Frank is “at the center of a huge wave of change going through the firm and the industry more broadly.”

Product development

– Phillip, a senior associate in product development in Munich, describes his typical day and shares highlights from his McKinsey journey.

Designing my experience

– Visual communication specialist Magda describes the opportunities and support she has enjoyed at the EMEA Shared Services Center in Poland.

Family + Firm

– Dawn, an associate in Melbourne, appreciates the flexibility the firm provides for her to find the balance she needs.

Meet McKinsey

– Harrison, an associate partner in Hong Kong who specializes in digital, is coming to the U.S. to meet with interested MBA students this week.

Apprenticeship in Asia-Pac

– Shanghai-based operations expert Hoyt describes mentorship and meaningful client work.

Feedback and freedom

– Kae, an associate in Tokyo, has come to appreciate the freedom she has to carve her own path at McKinsey and the support and feedback her teams and mentors provide to guide her way.

A day in the McK life: Imke

– Imke joined our Johannesburg office as an implementation coach focused in Marketing and Sales a couple of years ago and is enjoying the variety in her teams and day-to-day work.

Making My McKinsey

– Ana Maria manages our global Agriculture practice. Her path has included international transfers, various roles, a growing family and more.

Mentored to make a difference

– Snezhana, an associate partner in New York, came to the firm to make a difference. She has – as she’s carved a path here, thanks to the support of her mentors.

Reaching new heights

– Victor, a knowledge specialist in chemicals & agriculture, describes what keeps him learning and thriving at McKinsey.

An entrepreneurial education for everyone

– More than 10 years ago, McKinsey alum Fred Swaniker teamed with senior partner Acha Leke to start the African Leadership Academy to improve the quality of education young people receive on the continent, dramatically improving students’ livelihoods.

A five-star summer

– Spencer joined McK as a summer associate in Hong Kong and played a meaningful role on a multi-national product launch, supported by his team. Learn about following in his footsteps – if you’re an MBA student in the U.S., join us in Nov. for a reception.

Making my mark in McKinsey Analytics

– Carl joined McKinsey Analytics after a career in manufacturing. Read about how he’s making a difference for clients and helping grow this burgeoning practice.

Falling in love with the firm

– Paula, a partner in our New Jersey office, has fallen in love with the firm many times as she’s repeatedly reinvented her McKinsey to meet her personal and professional needs.

Operational Excellence

– Marvin joined McKinsey as an implementation coach, and followed his passion into Operations. Apply for the Operations Excellence Academy to learn more about his path.

McKinsey Mentorship

– Jessica, an associate partner in Jakarta, credits her mentors with her success and enjoys paying that support forward. Learn more and apply to meet her and other colleagues from Asia–Pacific at our upcoming events in the U.S. in November.

Stepping out of my comfort zone

– Hana applied to McKinsey on a bit of a lark. This former software engineering student fell in love with the challenges and ongoing learning.

A life of learning

– Amir came to McKinsey after completing his PhD in product development and has never stopped learning or helping his colleagues develop new skills.

Building lasting friendships

– One of Nigel’s favorite parts of the business analyst experience in Dublin has been building strong friendships with his peers.

Surprises

– Giovanni, an implementation leader in Milan, loves experiencing new things and helping his clients and friends to do the same.

From MBA to McKinsey Asia

– Weibo, an associate in Beijing, joined McKinsey after completing his MBA at MIT Sloan. Read about his journey and learn more about ways to meet our colleagues from Asia-Pacific in the U.S. in November.

How McKinsey taught me to bring my whole self to work

– Meet Johnattan, a junior engagement manager in London who is an active member of our GLAM community and one of the organizers behind our new LGBTQ Leadership Award.

McKinsey Q&A: Mingyu

– Meet Mingyu, a partner and one of the founding members of our newest location – Vancouver, Canada.

McKinsey Entrepreneur

– Ajai joined McKinsey a little more than a year ago. Read about the remarkable opportunities for innovation, mentorship and impact this former investment banker has found within McKinsey Solutions.

Meet your Destination EMEA team

– Sarah is an associate in our London office. Learn about her and our upcoming events for students in the U.S. interested in working in EMEA.

Annabel's McKinsey

– Annabel, a business analyst in London, came to McKinsey after university. Learn about her full life and a diversity case workshop she’s hosting in October.

Developing technical skills through McKinsey Solutions

– Akashdeep joined McKinsey Solutions almost two years ago as a systems engineer in Gurgaon. Read about the mentorship and experiences helping him to expand his technical expertise.

Elise's impact

– Elise, an avid runner and coach, joined McKinsey Implementation after 10 years in the chemical industry. She’s leveraging her past experience to help clients find success.

Olivier's journey

– Meet Olivier, a senior product manager for Periscope, a McKinsey Solution that helps improve an organization's pricing, promotion, assortment and performance management.

Nazrul's McKinsey

– Meet Nazrul, a junior consultant in our Kuala Lumpur office.

Making my McKinsey: Taras

– Taras joined McKinsey nearly nine years ago, post-MIT PhD. He started as a generalist, then became a founder of McKinsey Analytics. Read about his path.

IT innovation within McK

– “As the leader of Product Insights for our IT hub in Prague, I get to throw a lasso at an unmanageable mess of data and figure out how to tame it to reveal its secrets. It’s thrilling.”

Belén on McKinsey Solutions

– About four years ago, I joined McKinsey Solutions' professional services team in Belgium to combine my passion for data and strategy. I work with an amazing team and opportunities to innovate and help clients every day.

Learning again after joining McKinsey Implementation

– After 17+ years in aerospace & defense, Christian joined McKinsey Implementation in Germany. He’s still driving transformational change, but now he's exploring new industries and learning new skills.

McKinsey Q&A: Christian

– “In the 10 months I’ve been here, I’ve worked in very diverse teams on topics tied to my passion – economic development. I helped develop and implement a strategy to create hundreds of thousands of jobs.”

Caring people, meaningful work and flexibility

– Zarif, a junior associate in Kuala Lumpur, stays with McKinsey for the people, impact, and flexibility.

Entrepreneurship at McKinsey

– Brooke is a McKinsey Solutions vice president, based in Minneapolis. Read about her journey from generalist to OrgSolutions leader.

A day in the McK life: Vicky

– Vicky is a technical advisor for McKinsey Solutions in Costa Rica. Read about her typical day.

Selena’s (temporary) farewell

– Selena, an associate in London, recently left McKinsey to do a secondment with Rocky Mountain Institute, a renewable energy NGO in Colorado. Read her reflections on her time at McK.

McKinsey Q&A: Jason

– Jason joined our London office a year ago as a senior implementation coach. Read about some of his proudest accomplishments – including breaking the Guinness World Record for the longest distance team kite surfing – and his path to the firm.

Loving LUNAR

– Chris, a senior mechanical engineer at LUNAR Design, shares the inside scoop on this amazing team and provides tips for those interested in joining.

Victoria's McKinsey in Kuala Lumpur

– Victoria joined McKinsey about a year ago as a business analyst in Kuala Lumpur; she's enjoying taking on new adventures personally and professionally.

McKinsey Q&A: Heiko

– Heiko joined McKinsey’s Operations practice more than nine years ago; his most recent adventure is leading our new quality, compliance, and remediation (QCR) service line.

Dominik's McKinsey

– Dominik is a data scientist in our Polish Knowledge Center in Wroclaw. Read about his path to McKinsey, favorite engagement and multitude of hobbies.

Dave’s source of energy

– To Dave, an implementation leader based in London, McKinsey has provided “renewed energy, professionally and personally.”

Santiago’s McKinsey

– Santiago, a junior partner in Bogota, joined McKinsey about six years ago after a career in telecommunications in Canada. Here he shares what drew him to McKinsey, our Global Energy and Materials Practice, and the tight-knit LatAm community.

McKinsey Q&A: Dolapo

– Dolapo is an associate from the Johannesburg office. He has spent almost five years with McKinsey, supporting clients in strategy and process transformations across Africa, North America and Europe.

McKinsey Q&A: Sally

– Our Australia and New Zealand office is pleased to announce it is accepting applications for the Women in Leadership Scholarship.

McKinsey Q&A: Holger

– Holger studied technical mathematics and computer science in university in Germany and the US. He applied to McKinsey because a Google search presented the opportunity.

Meet McKinsey New Ventures: Chris

– Hear from our global New Ventures recruiting director Chris Jenkins about one of our fastest growing groups.

McKinsey Q&A: Nóra

– Nóra, a recruiter based in Munich who specializes in finding experienced professionals for McKinsey Solutions, joined in March 2015 after spending several years working in Recruitment Process Outsourcing for KellyOCG and OSRAM.

McKinsey Q&A: Gaia

– Gaia is an implementation coach in our Milan office. She has more than seven years of experience working for other consulting firms and supporting clients in performance improvement and process transformations.

McKinsey Q&A: Gabi

– Gabriela, a junior talent research analyst on our experienced professional recruiting team in Poznan, joined McKinsey about two years ago straight out of university.

McKinsey Q&A: Erick

– Erick, an implementation leader in Sao Paulo, joined McKinsey Implementation after spending about 12 years in operations with Gerdau.

McKinsey Q&A: Marta

– Marta, a recruiting administrator in Poznan, joined McKinsey after starting her career at small agencies and loves the interesting colleagues with whom she works.

McKinsey Q&A: Kasper

– Kasper, a senior business analyst in our Warsaw office, leads a double life: when he’s not working, he’s practicing the modern Japanese martial art, kendo.

McKinsey Q&A: Gillian

– Gillian was an engagement manager in the Toronto office when she took a year off to work with One Acre Fund, an NGO that supports smallholder farmers in Ethiopia (and is ranked by Global Journal as one of the top 20 NGOs in the world).

McKinsey Q&A: Tyler

– Tyler is an engagement manager in Advanced Analytics who focuses in Operations and is based in our Stamford office.

McKinsey Q&A: Josh

– Josh, an engagement manager in our Advanced Analytics practice in New York, came to McKinsey from academia.

McKinsey Q&A: Giulio

– Giulio came to McKinsey Implementation from another consulting firm, where he specialized in change management and business transformations.

McKinsey Q&A: Tanvi

– Graduating from university, I applied to several top global consulting firms; they all promised me opportunities to work on cutting-edge strategy for a plethora of clients across sectors.

A day in the McK life: Bill

– Meet Bill, an associate principal in our Southern Office. He joined McKinsey after working in the commercial power sector and U.S. Navy for more than 15 years and now focuses on operations and risk management for energy clients.

McKinsey Q&A: Andrew

– Andrew explored a variety of roles as an entrepreneur, venture capitalist and consultant before finding a home within McKinsey Implementation.

McKinsey Q&A: Andrea

– Andrea, a platform manager in our North American Knowledge Center in Waltham, never thought she’d join a consultancy.

McKinsey Q&A: Florence

– Florence, an associate in our Miami office, came to McKinsey after earning her MBA from HBS. Perhaps it was fate – she had several friends from undergrad and her section here.

McKinsey Q&A: Sarah M

– Meet Sarah, an engagement manager based in New Jersey who is completing a fellowship with the McKinsey Social Initiative’s Generation team.

McKinsey Q&A: Anshulika

– Anshulika Dubey started her career as a research analyst in McKinsey’s knowledge center in Gurugram. After about five years, she left the firm and joined another McKinsey alumnae, Priyanka, to launch Wishberry.in, a quickly successful crowdfunding website for creative projects in India.

McKinsey Q&A: Henrique

– If you’re interested in energy and materials and/or operations and transformational change management in Latin America, please join us for a webex at 8:00pm BRT / 6:00pm PET on 27 Apr 2016 to learn more about our impact in this space.

McKinsey Q&A: Nisha

– Nisha, an associate in our London office, started her McKinsey journey as one of our Emerging Scholars in 2013, just before beginning her MBA at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.

McKinsey Q&A: Rafael

– Rafael, an implementation leader based in Santiago, came to McKinsey after a successful first career in consumer packaged goods. Why consulting, why McKinsey, why now?

McKinsey Q&A: Gerold

– Our ability to collect and process data has grown exponentially over the past few years, and McKinsey Analytics has established itself as one of our most exciting and dynamic new ventures.

A day in the McK life: Amy

– Amy joined our New York office as an associate a little over a year ago. She was introduced to McKinsey through our 2013 Insight Engineering & Science program while she was completing her Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering at Stanford University.

McKinsey Q&A: Victoria

– Victoria, a junior at Northwestern University, spent last summer independently researching how social media was used to empower Kenyans to fight against gender-based violence, supported by funding and mentorship from the our Undergraduate Women’s Impact Award.

McKinsey Q&A: Kelly

– Kelly, a business analyst with our Strategy & Corporate Finance practice, based in New York, was drawn to McKinsey by some “smart, fun, and successful female role models.”

McKinsey Q&A: Michael

– We are delighted to welcome Michael to our San Francisco location as a McKinsey Implementation coach.

McKinsey Q&A: Iliana

– Iliana joined our Operations practice almost three years ago after starting her career with Motorola and Nokia.

McKinsey Q&A: Jane

– Meet Jane, an engagement manager with our Marketing & Sales practice in San Francisco.

McKinsey Q&A: Heidi

– Meet Heidi, a consultant in our Copenhagen office. Running is a big part of Heidi’s life and we were keen to find out how she combines training with her busy work schedule.

McKinsey Q&A: Shelly

– Meet Shelly, a senior research analyst in advanced analytics, based in our knowledge center in Waltham, Massachusetts. Shelly joined McKinsey as an experienced marketing analytics professional.

McKinsey Q&A: Julia

– Julia, a junior at Brown University, was one of last year’s McKinsey Women’s Impact Award winners.

A day in the McK life: Lishi

– Lishi found consulting and McKinsey through our 2014 Insight Asia Pacific Program in Chicago while she was completing her post-doc in cellular biology at Rockefeller University.

McKinsey Q&A: Kristel

– Kristel, an engagement manager in Atlanta who joined McKinsey after starting her career as an associate on Citi’s trading floor and earning her MBA from MIT.

McKinsey Q&A: Remco

– Remco is an expert partner from Amsterdam who specializes in banking operations on topics ranging from process digitization to Lean management, branch footprint optimization, and transformational change management.

McKinsey Q&A: Akash

– Our Johannesburg office was recently accredited by the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA), which means students graduating with a degree in finance or accounting can join McKinsey as a business analyst and pursue their CA concurrently.

A day in the McK life: Jennifer

– Meet Jennifer, an associate in our Chicago office, who focuses on pharmaceuticals and medical devices.

McKinsey Q&A: Richard

– Richard Dobbs, a London-based director who co-leads MGI, recently spoke with us about the impact MGI is achieving, his own path to McKinsey, his most memorable project, and the reasons he has stayed at the firm for as many years as MGI has been in existence.

McKinsey Q&A: Priya

– McKinsey Analytics is one of our fastest-growing new ventures. More than 10% of our work globally incorporates colleagues and/or techniques from this practice and we’re continuing to grow & organically and through acquisitions of companies like QuantumBlack and Risk Dynamics.

McKinsey Q&A: Joanne

– Meet Joanne, a senior implementation coach in Melbourne. She’s a graduate of the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (B.Eng. in aerospace engineering) and Melbourne Business School.

McKinsey Q&A: Aisa

– Meet Aisa, an associate in our Manila office. She came to McKinsey to make a difference in her home country and is enjoying exploring a variety of industries and functions including logistics, banking, telecommunications, marketing, and strategy.

McKinsey Q&A: Deepak

– Deepak, a senior implementation coach in London, studied international finance and business before starting his career in investment banking.

McKinsey Q&A: Patrick

– Meet Patrick, an advanced analytics expert in transportation and logistics who is based in Dusseldorf. Patrick joined McKinsey after a first career in academia. He loves the fast pace of McKinsey life and the exposure he’s getting to an array of industry challenges.

McKinsey Q&A: Emily

– Meet Emily, an engagement manager in Philadelphia. She joined McKinsey for the challenges, continuous learning, people and opportunities to make a difference in healthcare.

A day in the McK life: John

– Meet John who works with McKinsey Implementation in our Sydney office. John came to McKinsey after spending more than 20 years in industry, working in supply chain, engineering, and manufacturing with corporations such as Unilever and Nestle.

A day in the McK life: Sonam

– Chicago-based senior implementation coach, Sonam, grew up playing along with the hit quiz show Jeopardy! with her family. In December, she had the chance to compete on the show (which aired Jan. 26). 

McKinsey Q&A: Vincent

– Meet Vincent, a junior specialist in our Singapore office who joined the Operations Excellence Program (OEP) about a year ago.

McKinsey Q&A: Lauren

– When McKinsey became a HeForShe 10x10x10 Impact Champion, a business analyst in our New Jersey office took the opportunity to spend a year with UN Women.

A day in the McK life: Cecilia

– We recently sat down with Cecilia, a senior implementation coach in our Gothenburg office, to learn more about her journey to and through McKinsey. She spent 10 years in industry practicing Kaizen and Lean Six Sigma before joining McKinsey Implementation (MI)

McKinsey Q&A: Roni

– Meet Roni, a solution specialist with McKinsey Solutions who is based in Tel Aviv. Roni has worked in a variety of industries as an expert in organizational psychology, predictive analytics, and psychometrics.

McKinsey Q&A: Joseph

– Meet Joseph, a partner in Sydney who leads our Operations practice in Australia and New Zealand.

McKinsey Q&A: Bill

– Meet Bill, an associate principal in our Atlanta office. He joined McKinsey after working in the commercial power sector and U.S. Navy for more than 15 years and now focuses on operations and risk management for energy clients.

McKinsey Q&A: Sizwe

– Meet Sizwe, a McKinsey Leadership Program fellow based in Johannesburg.

McKinsey Q&A: Jessica

– Meet Jessica, a senior implementation coach based in Washington, D.C. She joined McKinsey Implementation about a year ago after working as a pediatrician.

A day in the McK life: Halla

– Meet Halla, an expert data scientist based in Chicago. Born in Germany and raised in Indiana and Tennessee, Halla holds a Ph.D. in Business Economics from Harvard Business School and a B.A. in Physics, summa cum laude, from Harvard University.

A day in the McK life: Anna

– Meet Anna, an engagement manager of the Singapore office. She participates in our Global Energy & Materials (GEM) practice program, which supports consultants as they deepen their industry knowledge and build their global network.

A week in the McK life: Ellen

– Ellen, an engagement manager with our EMEA Operations practice, based in Munich, describes one of her typical weeks supporting multiple teams, helping clients to make some energizing discoveries, and enjoying time with her family.

McKinsey Q&A: Sarah

– Meet Sarah, a junior associate in our London office who found McKinsey by way of our UK Insight program.

McKinsey Q&A: Alex

– Meet Alex, an engagement manager in our Toronto office. Alex helps lead GLAM (LGBTQ network at McKinsey) in the office.

McKinsey Q&A: Cecilia

– Meet Cecilia, a senior implementation coach in our Gothenburg office.

A day in the McK life: Allan

– Meet Allan, a systems engineer with McKinsey Solutions, based in Costa Rica.

McKinsey Q&A: Jenny

– Meet Jenny, an engagement manager with our Marketing & Sales practice, based in Chicago, an avid explorer and musician.

McKinsey Q&A: Diego

– Meet Diego, a Sao Paulo-based specialist with Wave, a McKinsey Solution that supports transformation and change programs by tracking progress and measuring impact.

McKinsey Q&A: Olga

– Meet Olga, a senior consultant with McKinsey Implementation, based in London.

McKinsey Q&A: Mike

– McKinsey is excited about our recent acquisition of VisualDoD, the leading provider of defense market insights and analysis, and pleased to welcome its founder Mike Cadenazzi, to our growing McKinsey Solutions and Aerospace & Defense teams.

McKinsey Q&A: Thomas

– Meet Thomas, a partner in our Sydney office (and the man in orange in the photo), who focuses on leading transformations for mining and oil & gas companies.

A day in the McK life: Ankit

– Meet Ankit, an MD fellow based in Chicago. Ankit is taking a two-year break from medical school at Boston University to explore consulting, McKinsey and opportunities advising healthcare leaders across sectors.

McKinsey Q&A: Wei

– Meet Wei, a specialist with Periscope, a McKinsey Solution focused on improving pricing and promotions.

McKinsey Q&A: Alexandra

– Meet Alexandra, a global program manager at the McKinsey Social Initiative (MSI).

McKinsey Q&A: Kei

– Meet Kei, an engagement manager with our Business Technology Office, who joined McKinsey in Tokyo three years ago and transferred to our Singapore location earlier this year.

McKinsey Q&A: Alison

– Meet Alison, an associate in our Denver office. She joined McKinsey over the summer after completing her Ph.D. in medical sciences at Harvard University.

McKinsey Q&A: Philipp

– Meet Philipp, an engagement manager in our Berlin office who specializes in banking and finance and participates in on-campus recruiting in the United States for our German offices.

McKinsey Q&A: Rahil

– Meet Rahil, a business analyst in our Mumbai office who recently graduated from the Indian Institute of Technology in Bombay with a master’s in materials science and metallurgy.

A day in the McK life: Ayush

– Meet Ayush, a business analyst in our Delhi office. Ayush joined McKinsey more than a year ago after completing his B.E. in Electrical Engineering.

McKinsey Q&A: Pierre

– Meet Pierre, an associate principal in our London office who focuses in high-tech, media and telecom. Pierre is one of the leaders of our Destination EMEA program that connects MBA students in the U.S. with opportunities and McKinsey colleagues in Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

A day in the McK life: Will

– Will is a junior specialist in our Healthcare Systems and Services practice. He joined McKinsey about a year after graduating from the University of Cambridge and starting his career at Concentra.

A day in the McK life: Janelle

– Janelle, a business analyst from Miami, shares one of her days working on an inspiring engagement in Houston.

McKinsey Q&A: Mohammad

– Meet Mohammad, an engagement manager who helped to launch the Vancouver office.

McKinsey Q&A: Rachel

– Meet Rachel, our new recruiting manager in Johannesburg, a former member of our candidate relationship management team, and an aspiring photographer.

A day in the McK life: Brandi

– Brandi, an associate with our Operations Practice in Chicago, loves the variety of work at McKinsey.

A day in the McK life: Jordan

– Meet Jordan, a summer associate in Boston, who spent the last few months helping an industrial client improve its shipping operations.

McKinsey Q&A: Krishnan

– Meet Krishnan, a summer associate in our Houston office. Krishnan graduated from Harvard University, then started his career in southern Africa, working first in public health and then as a high school teacher.

McKinsey Q&A: Anna

– Meet Anna, a consultant based in Copenhagen. Anna joined McKinsey after completing her PhD and a research fellowship. Her background in neuroscience has proven more helpful at McKinsey than you might guess.

McKinsey Q&A: Marti

– Meet Marti, an associate in our Washington, D.C. office. After completing her Ph.D. in industrial engineering, she spent her early career in the public sector, then started her own pet spa.

A day in the McK life: Vincent

– Vincent is a summer business analyst in our Montreal office. He’s earning his bachelor’s degree in finance at McGill University while playing on the varsity ice hockey team.

McKinsey Q&A: Asuka

– Meet Asuka, an intern with our Risk practice based in New York. She is an MBA at NYU Stern School of Business, a classical pianist and a childhood TV star from China.

A day in the McK life: Jolene

– Jolene is interning in our Philadelphia office this summer. She started her career as a registered nurse, and is now earning her MBA at Wharton.

McKinsey Q&A: Patricia

– Meet Patricia, a senior capital productivity expert with our operations practice, based in Washington, D.C.

McKinsey Q&A: Leila

– Leila, an engagement manager with our Business Technology Office in London, loves adventuring. Before coming to McKinsey, she earned her PhD in Electronic Engineering from Imperial College London and served as the chief technology officer for DNA Electronics, a medical device manufacturing company she co-founded.

McKinsey Q&A: Evan

– Evan, an associate in Atlanta, joined the firm about five months ago after a career in the U.S. government and Marine Corps.

A day in the McK life: Jesus

– Meet Jesus a senior consultant with Finalta, a McKinsey Solution that provides best-practice knowledge and performance benchmark data to financial institutions and insurers in more than 50 countries.

McKinsey Q&A: Pavleen

– After a “loathsome” interview at another consulting firm, Pavleen questioned whether she still wanted to keep her early morning interview with McKinsey.

McKinsey Q&A: Sara & Andrea

– Black colleagues from across North America and Western Europe recently met in Chicago for a conference filled with professional development, networking, and connectivity.

A day in the McK life: Orlando

– Orlando, an Operations associate based in Hamburg, shares his typical day. He’s helping a large, multi-national manufacturer of medical devices improve the effectiveness and efficiency of its processes:

McKinsey Q&A: Sophia

– Sophia, a member of our business and economics research team in Dusseldorf, is in between her bachelor’s and master’s studies.

McKinsey Q&A: Eric

– Eric, the West Coast (U.S.) regional managing director, has a hard time standing still. Whether he’s downhill skiing, moving across the country to lead a different office, or helping develop innovative ways to serve clients, he’s always moving – and can’t imagine life any other way. Read about his journey from business analyst to director.

McKinsey Q&A: Tricia

– Meet Tricia, an engagement manager with our Operations practice in Toronto.

A day in the McK life: Marc

– Meet Marc, a fellow associate in our Operations practice based in Hamburg.

A day in the McK life: Tom

– Tom, an associate in our New York office, joined McKinsey after completing his MD at the State University of New York at Stony Brook.

McKinsey Q&A: Reggie

– New York engagement manager Reggie Chambers was recently named to Crain’s 40 Under 40 list. A recent New York Post article describes Reggie as a “modern-day Renaissance man: he’s a competitive pianist, former White House fellow and even a hockey player.”

A day in the McK life: Josh

– Josh, an associate in our Mid Atlantic office, joined McKinsey through the Insight Healthcare program. He’s now leveraging his MD and PhD in immunology to serve clients in pharma and healthcare.

McKinsey Q&A: Alia

– When McKinsey alumna Sheryl Sandberg wowed the audience at last year’s global partners’ meeting, the ripple effect traveled far beyond that audience and led to a partnership between Sheryl’s Lean In Foundation and our firm.

A day in the McK life: C.R.

– In honor of World Health Day, we wanted to share the amazingly selfless story of one of our colleagues, Cecelia Rose (C.R.), who is currently on leave from her role as an implementation coach to fight Ebola.

A day in the McK life: Stephen

– Stephen, an associate in our Silicon Valley office, describes one of his typical days supporting an energy company as it improves its engineering operations.

McKinsey Q&A: Manuela

– Meet Manuela, a senior associate in our Operations practice based in Zurich.

A day in the McK life: Fan

– Fan, an associate with our Corporate Finance practice in Hong Kong, joined McKinsey after several years in investment banking.

McKinsey Q&A: Peter

– Meet Peter, a service operations expert based in Copenhagen.

A day in the McK life: Brooke

– Brooke, an associate in Dallas, shares a glimpse into her daily life by describing her role helping a client with an organizational change.

A day in the McK life: Cindy

– Cindy, an associate principal in Shanghai, loves working on a variety of topics related to retail.

A day in the McK life: Katie

– Katie is an associate in the Operations practice, based in New Jersey. She is currently working on a lean transformation at a pharmaceutical manufacturing company.

A day in the McK life: Megan

– Megan, an engagement manager from the Southern California office, shares her experience working with two of our affinity groups during her year–long rotation with our global diversity and inclusion initiative.

McKinsey Q&A: Caroline

– Meet Caroline, an associate in our Hanoi office, who came to McKinsey after practicing law for six years. Now she works mostly in the public sector and loves the opportunities for learning and the flexibility she’s found at McKinsey.

McKinsey Q&A: Katja

– Katja, a senior coach with McKinsey Implementation who is based in Frankfurt, describes why she joined McKinsey, the flexibility she loves here and the tremendous impact she’s achieved.

A day in the McK life: Anjali

– Anjali, a senior associate based in Dubai, shares her typical day.

A day in the McK life: Wenzhe

– Wenzhe, an associate based in Beijing, shares her typical day working on a transformation engagement in Shanghai.

McKinsey Q&A: Jan

– Meet Jan, a marketing & sales practice specialist and former entrepreneur based in Hamburg.

McKinsey Q&A: Sha Sha

– Sha Sha has blazed many trails en route to becoming the first woman director in our Greater China office. She’s grown the Automotive & Assembly practice in China (now one of our largest in the country), co-anchored a CNBC business talk show, coached entrepreneurs, and pioneered advocating the power of big data.

A day in the McK life: Sinem

– Sinem, an engagement manager in our Chicago office, describes the cadence of her team and client meetings on a typical day.

McKinsey Q&A: Hans-Martin

– Meet Hans-Martin, a fellow senior associate with our Operations practice, based in Munich.

McKinsey Q&A: Paula

– Meet Paula, a new partner in our Sao Paulo office.

A day in the McK life: Julian

– Julian, an engagement manager in Miami, describes his typical day on an engagement in Washington, D.C., where his team is helping to improve the financial performance of a public sector agency.

McKinsey Q&A: Nhlanhla

– Meet Nhlanhla, an engagement manager in our Johannesburg office, who has been with McKinsey for almost five years and holds degrees from HBS, Oxford, and the University of Witwatersrand.

A day in the McK life: Roni

– Share a day with Roni, a principal in our London office.

A day in the McK life: Jessica

– Meet Jessica, a partner in our London office who specializes in retail and consumer packaged goods, and learn about one of her “typical” days:

A day in the McK life: Minwoo

– Minwoo, a business analyst based in Detroit, shares what his typical day is like, working on an engagement in Germany.

McKinsey Q&A: Ning

– Meet Ning, a business analyst in our Shenzhen office and member of our Sustainability and Resource Productivity Practice.

McKinsey Q&A: Luke

– Meet Luke, an associate in our Beijing office who joined after several years in high-tech. Luke holds a PhD in Applied Physics from Stanford University.

McKinsey Q&A: Helen

– Meet Helen, a principal in our Recovery and Transformation service line and a member of our Paris office. Helen holds an MBA from Harvard University and joined us after founding Lee Bouygues Partners, a French consulting firm specializing in organizational restructuring.

McKinsey Q&A: Elizabeth

– Meet Elizabeth, a principal in our New Jersey office, and Harvard alum, who joined the firm 8 years ago.

McKinsey Q&A: Nicolas

– Meet Nicolas, a solution general manager with Periscope, a McKinsey Solution that focuses on improving pricing, promotions, assortment and performance management. Nicolas is based in our Luxembourg office.