Denise's perspective

Denise is an engagement manager in our Seattle office
Originally from Australia, Denise joined our Stamford office in the fall of 2014 as an experienced hire, and transferred to the Seattle office in the fall of 2016. She's served a wide range of clients in her consulting career and is now focused on food companies in the consumer, retail, and logistics industries. Denise holds degrees in commerce and economics from the University of Queensland. She has lots of personal interests, including cooking, restaurant-exploring, anything outdoors, playing the saxophone, keeping up with the latest on entrepreneurship and gender issues, and exploring her new home country with family and friends.

Recent perspectives

A great team experience with talented women

– Since completing the KIP project I wrote about in my last post, I’ve also worked on a client engagement focused on product optimization. This was really cool work with very tangible impact, and I’m really proud of what we were able to achieve in partnership with the client.

Working on a KIP for the Operations practice

– Wow, it has been a while – so much to catch up on! For this post I wanted to share a cool non-client project I worked on.

Enjoying an extended break over the summer

– Hi everyone! I hope you enjoyed summer and that fall is off to a great start. My summer was incredible, and you didn't read any blog updates from me for a good reason.

A mostly-women team, a big move, and a gender diversity project

– Wow…so much has happened in 6 months—it’s hard to know where to begin!
From the Midwest to the West Coast

From the Midwest to the West Coast

– Right after my last post, I signed on for a second phase of my client engagement, which took me through the end of the year.
Moving from Australia to the US and joining McKinsey

Moving from Australia to the US and joining McKinsey

– I'm excited to be joining my fellow colleagues as a blogger on this site. While I don't claim to possess any form of genius literary skills, I hope that these little snippets can provide an honest, different, and hopefully entertaining perspective into my life at McKinsey.