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Kevin Buehler

Senior Partner, New York
Helps senior executives at leading financial institutions solve their most challenging strategic, risk, and analytical problems

About Kevin

Kevin is a senior partner in our New York office. He cofounded our global Risk Practice and is the global leader of our risk advanced-analytics and cybersecurity efforts. He is the CEO of Risk Dynamics, a McKinsey company acquired in 2016, focused on model risk management and risk advanced analytics. In addition, he cochairs our launch committee, providing early stage funding for technology-enabled innovations across the firm. Previously, he led our work in corporate and investment banking in the Americas and co-led it globally.

For more than two decades, Kevin has helped senior executives at leading financial institutions solve their most challenging strategic, risk, regulatory, and analytical problems. Prior to McKinsey, he served as COO of an emerging markets private equity firm, practiced corporate law as an attorney at one of the premier US law firms, and was cofounder and CFO of a targeted recruiting services firm.

Kevin is a respected thought leader in the industry and his perspectives have been cited in leading publications such as American Banker, Wall Street Journal, and Harvard Business Review.

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Kevin Buehler on McKinsey’s risk advanced analytics capabilities

Published work

The value for insurers in better management of nonfinancial risk,” McKinsey & Company, November 2019

Derisking machine learning and artificial intelligence,” McKinsey & Company, February 2019

Assessing and addressing the implications of new financial regulations for the US banking industry,” McKinsey Working Papers on Risk, March 2011 (PDF–684 KB)

A better way to measure bank risk,” McKinsey Quarterly, April 2010

A board perspective on enterprise risk management,” McKinsey Working Papers on Risk, February 2010 (PDF–871 KB)

Capital ratios and financial distress: Lessons from the crisis,” McKinsey Working Papers on Risk, December 2009 (PDF–340 KB)

The risk revolution,” McKinsey Working Papers on Risk, September 2008 (PDF–2.65 MB)

The new arsenal of risk management,” Harvard Business Review, September 2008

Owning the right risksHarvard Business Review, September 2008

Past experience

International Equity Partners
COO

Cravath, Swaine & Moore
Corporate Attorney

Crimson & Brown Associates
Co-founder and CFO

Education

Harvard Law School
JD

Harvard University
AB, economics