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Ammanuel Zegeye

PartnerBay Area

Helps clients develop growth strategies and improve operations in the high-tech, industrial, private-equity, and public sectors

Ammanuel is a leader within McKinsey’s advanced industries group, as well as the Technology, Media & Telecommunications, Public & Social Sector, and Private Equity & Principal Investors Practices.

He has worked with numerous companies across the technology and industrial sectors and within private equity, helping them to identify opportunities for growth, design new go-to-market models and drive operational improvements. He also has extensive experience advising the public sector on economic development and inclusive growth strategy.

In addition to his client work, Ammanuel is a leader of the McKinsey Black Network and Black Investor Professionals Forum. He has lived and worked in North America, Europe, and Africa, where he helped lead the development of McKinsey’s Ethiopia office from 2015-2017.

Before joining McKinsey, Ammanuel was a financial analyst at Goldman Sachs in New York.

Published Work

Race in the UK workplace: The intersectional experience,” McKinsey & Company, June 2023

A guide to impact investing in Black economic mobility, McKinsey & Company, February 2023

Unlocking the full potential in fashion for Black consumers,” McKinsey & Company, January 2023

Rules of the road: Equitably serving Black automotive consumers,” McKinsey & Company, August 2022

Black representation in the beauty industry,” McKinsey Quarterly, June 2022

Meet the Black beauty execs,” McKinsey Quarterly, June 2022

Expand diversity among your suppliers—and add value to your organization,” McKinsey & Company, May 2022

Five digital and analytics battlegrounds for B2B aftermarket growth,” McKinsey & Company, February 2022

Reimagining the postpandemic economic future,” McKinsey & Company, August 2020

Lessons from the past on how to revive the US economy after COVID-19,” McKinsey & Company, June 2020

What’s ahead for food processing and handling?” McKinsey & Company, May 2018

Past Experience

Goldman Sachs
Financial analyst


Stanford Graduate School of Business

Haverford College
BA, economics