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Detlev Mohr

Senior Partner, Stuttgart
Leads McKinsey's global Travel, Logistics & Infrastructure Practice, codevelops firm thinking on sustainability and future mobility, and works with leading companies globally to implement strategies and transformations

About Detlev

Detlev leads the Travel, Logistics & Infrastructure Practice globally and serves clients in the airline, automotive, logistics, and mobility industries. He has worked extensively with leading multinational companies to implement strategies and transformations. He also coleads the firm’s crisis response and preparedness work.

Examples of Detlev’s recent client work include the following:

  • designing and helping to implement large-scale programs to drive performance transformation, accelerated digitization, and improved productivity
  • working with clients to transform their governance and create more agile and performance-oriented organizations
  • shaping clients ESG strategy and defining roadmap to decarbonization
  • shaping and implementing strategies to capture opportunities in future mobility and transportation
  • supporting clients in effectively responding to large-scale crises and advising them on enhancing crisis preparedness
  • helping clients to shape digital strategies, road maps, and governance

Detlev is passionate about working with leading institutions to help them transform and capture successfully the opportunities in future mobility and transportation. He has cofounded the McKinsey Center for Future Mobility and published research on the topic.

He has been leading McKinsey’s perspective on defining a roadmap to carbon neutrality for Japan, and logistics and infrastructure industries.


Vision automonous Fahren” [in German], Heinrich Böll Stiftung, March 2016

Published work

"Green corridors: A lane for zero-carbon shipping," McKinsey & Company, December 2021

Built to last: Making sustainability a priority in transport infrastructure,” McKinsey & Company, October 2021

Building a transport system that works: Five insights from our 25-city report, McKinsey & Company, August 2021

How Japan could reach carbon neutrality by 2050,” McKinsey & Company, August 2021

Is the world up to the challenge of mass COVID-19 vaccination?,” McKinsey & Company, February 2021

Riding the next growth wave of logistics in India and China,” McKinsey & Company, October 2019

The endgame for postal networks: How to win in the age of e-commerce,” McKinsey & Company, May 2019

An integrated perspective on the future of mobility,” McKinsey & Company, October 2016


University of St. Gallen
PhD, strategy