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Angelika Reich

Partner, Vienna
An expert in organizational and leadership development, helping clients diagnose their culture, manage change, and deliver business impact from restructuring and large-scale transformation

About Angelika

Angelika is a partner in our Zurich office, where she serves clients ranging from banks to mining companies. Her main focus is on helping organizations with large-scale transformations—strategic, structural, and cultural. She also supports businesses with functional strategies and restructuring.

Her recent client projects include:

  • helping an international bank to restructure, adopt an agile business model and way of working, and significantly reduce its cost base
  • supporting a global bank with a comprehensive transformation that spanned leadership development, HR strategy, functional strategies, empowerment, cultural transformation, and risk operating model
  • serving a metals and mining company in a transformation that included cost optimization, productivity enhancement, and organizational effectiveness
  • working with a broad range of organizations to diagnose their culture and improve their performance and health while furthering their business strategy and goals

Within McKinsey, Angelika leads a major research effort to identify the practical factors contributing to a successful transformation. She is also involved in a number of other research initiatives exploring organizational health and culture.

Outside her consultancy work, Angelika is a guest speaker on transformation and organizational development at the University of Zurich. She is also part of several international networks to support diversity in the workplace. Before joining McKinsey, she worked as a neurocognitive researcher and psychologist. She has a PhD in human biology and applied psychology.

Published work

To emerge stronger from the COVID-19 crisis, companies should start reskilling their workforces now,” McKinsey & Company, May 2020


Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich
PhD in human biology and applied psychology

Albert Ludwig University of Freiburg
Undergraduate degree in psychology