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Corina Curschellas


Supports global life sciences companies on portfolio strategies and transactions

Corina is a partner in McKinsey’s Zurich office and is a leader in the Life Sciences and Strategy & Corporate Finance Practices. She works with companies in the pharmaceutical and broader life sciences industry on portfolio strategies and transactions.

Her work includes supporting her clients in setting long-term strategies and reviewing portfolios—from R&D portfolios to overall corporate portfolios—and with resulting acquisitions and divestitures.

Prior to joining McKinsey, Corina held a postdoctoral research scientist position in New York.

Published work

Five ways biopharma companies can navigate the deal landscape,” McKinsey & Company, February 2023

Past Experience

Columbia University
Postdoctoral research scientist, biomedical engineering


Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich
PhD, food process engineering