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Dennis Schwedhelm

Senior ExpertMunich

Supports strategic transformations of mobility companies and coleads the McKinsey Center for Future Mobility’s work on the changing industry structure as well as the leading trends in electric vehicle design

Dennis is a senior expert at the McKinsey Center for Future Mobility where he coleads work on scenarios for the industry’s future structure and market outlook. He has a particular focus on the technology trends in electric vehicle design, including implications on original equipment manufacturers, suppliers, and basic material and technology providers.

Dennis works with leading companies across the mobility ecosystem to design new, innovative products and drive strategic business transformations.

Recent examples of his work include the following:

  • redefining a global supplier’s mobility strategy
  • developing a roadmap for investing in sustainable energy for transport and mobility in Europe
  • benchmarking technology and cost of more than ten market-leading battery electric vehicles

Dennis holds an MBA from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.


The metaverse: Driving value in the mobility sector” McKinsey & Company, January 2023

"Electric vehicles: The next growth engine in chemicals," McKinsey & Company, August 2022

Can the automotive industry scale fast enough?,” McKinsey Quarterly, May 2022

Mobility’s rebound: An industry recovers, but where is it heading?,” McKinsey & Company, December 2021

Winning the Chinese BEV market: How leading international OEMs compete,” McKinsey & Company, May 2021

Why capital markets love mobility,” McKinsey Quarterly, April 2021

Building better batteries: Insights on chemistry and design from China,” McKinsey & Company, April 2021

Defining and seizing the mobility ecosystem opportunity,” McKinsey & Company, March 2021

Five COVID-19 aftershocks reshaping mobility’s future,” McKinsey & Company, September 2020

The impact of COVID-19 on future mobility solutions,” McKinsey & Company, May 2020


Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Lancaster University

ESB Business School
BS, international management