About Surya

Surya leads our global Future of Mobility Initiative, looking at such technologies as electric vehicles, autonomous/self-driving, connected cars, sharing, renewables, and energy storage.

Her recent projects include:

  • defining the European growth strategy for an electric-charging infrastructure company, focused on a home energy and transport integrator platform.
  • developing new ideas for the use of big data in fuel retail, in particular the use of geospatial data in pricing, network management and marketing.
  • designing the integration and delivery plan for a major merger in the oil & gas sector.
  • analyzing the scenarios associated with the goal of decarbonizing Europe by 2050, with an emphasis on the energy sector; creating a roadmap for implementation.
  • developing a strategy for an electric power utility, by considering future mobility options and defining opportunities in conjunction with the automotive, transport, and energy industries.

Prior to McKinsey, Surya worked at Citigroup in Singapore and Germany. 

Published work

The future(s) of mobility: How cities can benefit,” McKinsey & Company, June 2017

Delivering a world-class integration in oil and gas,” McKinsey & Company, February 2017

An integrated perspective on the future of mobility,” McKinsey & Company, October 2016

Evolution: Electric mobility in Europe,” (PDF 3.5 MB),  McKinsey & Company, April 2014

Organizing the government affairs function for impact,” McKinsey Quarterly, November 2013

Education

National University of Singapore
Masters, computer science

Regional College of Engineering and Technology, Surat
Bachelors, electrical & electronic engineering