McKinsey United Kingdom

McKinsey in the UK

McKinsey & Company is a global management consulting firm that helps leading companies, public sector bodies and social sector organisations in the UK to improve their performance and tackle their most serious challenges in strategy, operations, organisation and technology.

Our London office serves the leaders in the UK’s most dynamic sectors. We develop long-term perspectives on the challenges facing the economy and conduct local and global research into management issues, as well as contribute to public debates on the most pressing issues faced by business and society.

Our London office supports many pro bono initiatives and not-for-profit organisations and takes a particular interest in youth entrepreneurship and unemployment, education and women’s leadership opportunities.

  • 50+ years

    in the United Kingdom

  • 45 nationalities

    are represented
    by our staff in the UK

  • 90+ offices

    across our global firm

Our people

Laura Blumenfeld

Laura Blumenfeld


Advises pharmaceutical and medical device companies on commercial issues including brand strategies and launch, new business building, organisation and transformation

Vivian Hunt

Vivian Hunt

Senior Partner

Advises the top managers of leading pharmaceutical companies on a broad range of strategic, development and organisational issues

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Careers in the UK

Our aim is to be the destination of choice for top talent, wherever it can be found. We welcome applications from outstanding graduates, MBA students and experienced professionals who are interested in joining us as business analysts or consultants.more

Featured initiatives

Venture Academy

McKinsey Venture Academy

Launched to promote creativity and entrepreneurship, this annual competition invites students to submit business plans for social enterprises at any stage of development, from a brand new idea to an existing business with scope to grow.

Entrepreneur First

Entrepreneur First

Entrepreneur First aims to help make Britain the best place in the world to launch a tech start-up. It supports would-be entrepreneurs with promising technology-based business ideas in any sector, from food e-commerce to education apps.

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Our latest thinking at your fingertips

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Latest thinking


Policing–a vision for 2025

January 2017—This paper describes the current challenges facing police forces and proposes ways in which Chief Officers should address them. more


Productivity: The route to Brexit success

December 2016—The United Kingdom’s post-Brexit future is uncertain. But one thing is clear: boosting economic growth will depend heavily on addressing long-standing productivity challenges.more

report | McKinsey Global Institute

The power of parity: Advancing women’s equality in the United Kingdom

September 2016—Bridging the gender gap in the United Kingdom could increase GDP by billions of pounds over the next decade and add 840,000 female employees to the workforce.more

  • includes:
The British luxury market

The British luxury market: Growing sales from £5 million to £500 million

March 2016—This report examines how successful British luxury brands have grown and what it takes to build the brand at each stage, the key growth phases, and the tools to develop sustainable businesses in the UK and internationally. Financial analysis of 200 British luxury companies and over 20 interviews with CEOs and founders of luxury brands (including Harrods, Alexander McQueen, and Victoria Beckham) helped us bring new data into this market.

book excerpt

No Ordinary Disruption: The Four Global Forces Breaking All the Trends

May 2015—Based on years of research by the directors of the McKinsey Global Institute, No Ordinary Disruption: The Four Forces Breaking All the Trends is a timely and important analysis of how we need to reset our intuition as a result of four forces colliding and transforming the global economy.more


World-class government: Transforming the UK public sector in an era of austerity

April 2015—This paper was produced as part of a cross-party initiative to consider the reforms needed in Whitehall and beyond to enable more effective government. The ideas and examples used have been drawn from public sector reform in the UK, US, Sweden, Denmark, Singapore, New Zealand and elsewhere to address the question of how the government could both improve service provision and meet its spending challenge during the next parliament.

report | McKinsey Global Institute

Global growth: Can productivity save the day in an aging world?

January 2015—Over the past 50 years, global economic growth was exceptionally rapid, and the world economy expanded sixfold. Yet unless we can dramatically improve productivity, the next half century will look very different. A new report from the McKinsey Global Institute offers a solution: a dramatic improvement in productivity. more

McKinsey on Defense: Issue 9, Winter 2014

McKinsey on Defence

January 2015—The new issue of McKinsey on Government is a special issue on Defence. Contents include an analysis of the shifting centre of gravity in global defence spending over the last 100 years; and research on why international sales may not meet defence contractors’ expectations—and how to improve their chances. more

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McKinsey London

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External recognition

Times Top 50 Employers for Women 2013

Top 50 Employers for Women

McKinsey is pleased to be included in The Times Top 50 Employers for Women in the United Kingdom for the seventh time.

Target jobs winner 2012

Target jobs winner

McKinsey is proud to have been named the Target Jobs 2012 Most Popular Graduate Recruiter in the consulting sector. more

Stonewall Diversity Champion

Stonewall Diversity Champion

Hosted by Stonewall, London’s leading gay and lesbian charity, the Diversity Champions programme ensures we have access to best practices in workplace equality.

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