About Angela

Dr. Angela Spatharou has extensive experience in integrated health management and leads the McKinsey Healthcare Systems & Services Practice in Latin America. She also leads the McKinsey Advanced Analytics services on special-needs populations (behavioral health and long-term conditions), working with public and private health payors and health insurers across North America.

Angela has extensive experience around payor operations, service innovation, and integrated-care management, especially around chronic conditions, elder care, and prevention in the areas of obesity and diabetes.

She previously served as a leader of our healthcare work in the United Kingdom and EMEA and has worked with healthcare organizations in the United Kingdom and other European countries as well as in Australia.

Angela graduated with distinction from the University of Cambridge, where she was an Alexander Onassis scholar. She is a governor of the London School of Economics (LSE) and a member of the LSE audit committee.

She is also a member of the advisory board of the National Cancer Institute/NCI-supported new Centre for Research Excellence in Cancer and Diabetes in Mesoamerica, working with the National Institute of Public Health in Mexico (INSP). She formerly acted as chair of the board of Kids’ City, a charity focusing on early education and out-of-school activities for children in South London.

Earlier in her career, she worked as general counsel for an international medical education program, liaising with the World Health Organization, USAID, and African hospitals and governments.

Published work

How the world could better fight obesity,” McKinsey Global Institute, November 2014

Changing patient behavior: The next frontier in healthcare value,” McKinsey & Company, 2012

Past Experience

Cambridge Review of International Affairs
Managing editor and publisher

Cambridge University Judge School of Management/Dr. N. Hertz
Research assistant


University of Cambridge
PhD, politics
MPhil, international relations

National & Capodistrian University of Athens
BA, law