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Philipp Kampshoff

Senior Partner, Houston
Leads the McKinsey Center for Future Mobility in the Americas

About Philipp

Dr. Philipp Kampshoff is based in the firm’s Houston office and leads the McKinsey Center for Future Mobility in the Americas and its work in mobility disrupters. He has been with the firm for the past decade. He is a core member of McKinsey’s global Automotive & Assembly leadership team and serves clients along the entire mobility value chain, ranging from automotive suppliers and OEMs to distributors and retailers. He also works with investors and companies from adjacent industries to help them capture opportunities arising from major mobility trends, such as autonomous driving, electrification, shared mobility, and connectivity.

Against this backdrop, Philipp regularly convenes chief executive officers, board members, and government representatives in driving sustainable-value creation within the mobility space. Philipp has authored several publications on the future of the mobility industry.

Examples of his client work include the following:

  • helping a global automotive supplier make step-change improvements in margin, growth, and cash flows, requiring a comprehensive transformation of all aspects within its business
  • supporting the business building and scale-up of an automotive disrupter in the electrification space
  • assisting major cities in defining their mobility strategies to improve the availability, affordability, efficiency, sustainability, and convenience of transportation
  • providing support on large acquisitions and subsequent merger integrations in the mobility space over the past several years

Prior to relocating to the United States, Philipp worked closely with mobility companies in Europe and China. He earned his PhD at the RWTH Aachen University in Germany and studied business administration in Singapore, Argentina, and Germany. Philipp is fluent in German, English, and Spanish.

Published work

From no mobility to future mobility: Where COVID-19 has accelerated change,” McKinsey & Company, December 2020

Change vehicles: How robo-taxis and shuttles will reinvent mobility,” McKinsey & Company, June 2019

Self-driving car technology: When will the robots hit the road?,” McKinsey & Company, May 2017


RWTH Aachen University

European Business School

UADE Business School
Business Administration

Singapore Management University
Business Administration