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Detlev Mohr

Senior PartnerStuttgart

Advises global travel, logistics, and infrastructure organizations on strategies and transformations; codevelops the firm’s thinking on sustainability and future mobility

Detlev primarily 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’ environmental, social, and governance strategies and defining roadmaps 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 on enhancing crisis preparedness
  • helping clients shape digital strategies, road maps, and governance

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

He has led perspectives on defining roadmaps to carbon neutrality for companies in Asia, as well as those in the logistics and infrastructure industries.

Published work

Driving decarbonization: Accelerating zero-emission freight transport,” McKinsey & Company, July 2022

"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


University of St.Gallen Switzerland
PhD, strategy