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Peter de Wit

Senior Partner, Amsterdam
Leads McKinsey’s Northern European offices, deeply committed to developing leaders in client organizations, within McKinsey, and in the broader society

About Peter

Peter is managing partner of McKinsey’s Northern European offices, comprising Scandinavia and Benelux. He is based in Amsterdam and is one of the leaders of McKinsey’s global energy and materials (GEM) work.

Peter works with leading companies in a range of sectors—particularly electric power, chemicals and agriculture, and financial services—to shape their strategies for profitable growth, improve their commercial orientation, and strengthen their operations. In his work, Peter collaborates with clients to build leaders in their organizations. His vision is for McKinsey to be the most preeminent leadership development institution in the Netherlands, inspiring talented people across society to lead a new “golden age” of growth, with Amsterdam at its heart.

Peter has worked in a number of functional areas across multiple sectors in Europe and the Far East, including corporate strategy, large-scale performance transformations (operational and commercial), organizational and cultural change, digital and analytics, international M&A, and trading and risk management.

Past experience

Cargill, Benelux
Commercial manager, refined oils and proteins divisions


Agricultural University, Netherlands