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Joydeep Sengupta

Senior PartnerSingapore

Leads McKinsey’s Center for CEO Excellence in Asia and works with leading companies to transform their businesses

Joydeep is a senior partner at McKinsey who focuses on helping leading institutions around the world transform the performance and health of their businesses. He has deep expertise in architecting and leading multiyear business transformations with a large variety of institutions across Asia and Europe. His experience in banking, digital, analytics, strategy, organization, culture, change management, and leadership enables him to counsel and work closely with CEOs and boards to create stakeholder value and sustainable change.

Joydeep has been instrumental in leading several large-scale digital platform creations across markets in Asia. He is also a member of several policy-making groups in Asia focusing on financial sector reform and corporate governance.

Joydeep serves on McKinsey's Shareholders Council and the global knowledge council, which sets the firm’s knowledge and client agenda. He has led McKinsey’s Banking Practice in Asia for several years and currently leads McKinsey’s Center for CEO Excellence. Joydeep is an alumnus of the Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad, and is a graduate of the Shriram College of Commerce. Prior to joining McKinsey, Joydeep spent five years with HSBC in various executive roles.

Published work

CEO excellence: How do leaders assess their own performance?,” McKinsey & Company, February 2024

Brokering growth in the mortgage market,” McKinsey & Company, November 2023

WealthTech in Asia–Pacific: The next frontier in financial innovation,” McKinsey & Company, October 2023

ANZ’s Shayne Elliott on what it takes to lead a radical rebuild,” McKinsey & Company, March 2023

Asia’s top CEOs embrace change with boldness and resilience,” McKinsey & Company, January 2023

The future of banks: A $20 trillion breakup opportunity,” McKinsey Quarterly, December 2022

How to be a great 21st-century CEO,” McKinsey & Company, June 2022

A complete corporate makeover: Keppel’s plan for sustainable growth,” McKinsey & Company, May 2022

Better and faster: Organizational agility for the public sector,” McKinsey & Company, April 2022

Capital markets’ message to financial institutions: Differentiate or perish,” McKinsey & Company, September 2021

In banking, location is everything again—for now,” McKinsey & Company, September 2021

Emerging stronger, fitter, faster: The rise of the Asian corporation,” McKinsey & Company, December 2020

Using ecosystems to reach higher: An interview with the co-CEO of Ping An,” McKinsey & Company, November 2020

The next frontier in Asia payments,” McKinsey & Company, November 2020

Asia wealth management post-COVID-19: Adapting and thriving in an uncertain world,” McKinsey & Company, June 2020

How healthy is the Asian financial system?,” McKinsey & Company, May 2020

How Asia is reinventing banking for the digital age,” McKinsey & Company, February 2020

Signs of stress: Is Asia heading toward a debt crisis?,” McKinsey & Company, August 2019

Bracing for consolidation in Asia–Pacific banking: The quest for scale,” McKinsey & Company, June 2019

A study in complex change: Transforming a global public-sector organization,” McKinsey & Company, June 2018

Remaking the bank for an ecosystem world,” McKinsey & Company, October 2017

Weathering the storm: Asia-Pacific Banking Review 2016,” McKinsey & Company, June 2016

Four innovative ways Asian banks can create actionable insights from customer data,” McKinsey & Company, April 2013

Retail banking in Asia: Actionable insights for new opportunities,” (PDF–1.53 MB), McKinsey & Company, March 2013

The triple transformation: Achieving a sustainable business model,” (PDF–1.49 MB), McKinsey & Company, October 2012

New directions for Asia’s wholesale banks: A discussion with two investment bankers,” McKinsey & Company, March 2011


Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad
Postgraduate diploma, business management

University of Delhi