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Klaus Dallerup

Senior PartnerCopenhagen

Serves as the managing partner of McKinsey Denmark and advises clients within the financial, private-equity, and technology sectors on a variety of issues, including digital, strategic, and operational transformations

Klaus is a leader of the Financial Services and Private Equity & Principal Investors Practices in Asia, Europe, the Middle East, and leads McKinsey's digital and multichannel work. Since joining the firm, Klaus has served clients mainly within financial institutions, private equity, and technology on digital, operational, and distribution transformations in Europe, the United Kingdom, and the United States.

Recent examples of his client work include the following:

  • shaping the digital target “picture” and roadmap for a corporate bank addressing the top ten customer journeys and developing the one-year plan for the top five
  • designing and delivering an omnichannel mortgage application process that reduced product-delivery costs by 50 percent and helped the bank become a “first mover” on digital mortgage delivery
  • developing a three-year operational transformation of a large property and casualty insurance company with a margin improvement of 35 percent
  • shaping the transformation program for a large retail bank targeting €200 million in digital cost benefits across the top ten customer journeys
  • creating a new mobile strategy for a top five European bank, including the relaunch of their mobile-banking platform and the design of the next-generation mobile bank
  • resetting the finance organization of a large technology company to enhance performance across all technology units

After graduation, Klaus spent several years working with McKinsey, and then worked as an investment executive at a Nordic private-equity company, before rejoining McKinsey in 2010.

Published work

Denmark tomorrow,” McKinsey & Company, February 2023

Reshaping retail banks: Enhancing banking for the next digital age,” McKinsey & Company, October 2022

A bank branch for the digital age,” McKinsey & Company, July 2018


Aarhus University, School of Business and Social Sciences
MSc, business administration and finance