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Clemens Müller-Falcke


Coleader of our sustainability work in Latin America; helps companies connect sustainability to company performance and turn it into a competitive advantage

Clemens is a partner in our Santiago office and leads the McKinsey Sustainability in Latin America and also helps companies in sustainability topics throughout the region.

Some of his recent client work includes the following:

  • leading the development of the national green hydrogen strategy for a South American country to build its competitive advantage of superior renewable electricity potential and become a top producer globally
  • leading the development of the national green hydrogen strategy for a South American country
  • developing a bottom-up roadmap to accelerate the hydrogen industry in Chile with a consortium of 30 companies across the value chain, focusing on production cost estimation, domestic and export opportunities, and concrete initiatives to overcome main barriers
  • leading the definition of the net-zero pathway for a multinational retail chain in Latin America
  • building the business case for playing offense in sustainability for a chemicals company
  • optimizing design and configuration of a GW-scale green hydrogen and ammonia-production plant in Latin America
  • developing the most economic pathway for a Latin American country to achieve carbon neutrality by 2050, defining an overall positive economic case on a national level
  • developing the decarbonization pathways for Scope 1 emissions for a multinational mining company in Latin America
  • developing the plan for a mining company to become carbon neutral by 2030, analyzing emissions across the value chain such as electrification of processes and alternative fuels for mobile equipment and transport
  • leading the development of the sustainability strategy of a chemicals company to turn sustainability in a competitive advantage, across all environmental, social, and governance (ESG) dimensions


Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Research assistant

Mercedes-Benz Group

Robert Bosch


Universidad de Belgrano
PhD, political science

Massachusetts Institute of Technology
MS, mechanical engineering

Technical University of Darmstadt
BS, mechanical and process engineering

FernUniversität in Hagen
Vordiplom, economics