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Sebastian Reiter


Advises leading global resource-based companies on transforming their operations and supply-chain leveraging disruptive technology and sustainability

Sebastian is a partner at McKinsey currently based in Munich. He serves clients globally on strategic, supply-chain, operations, and sustainability-related topics. He is a trusted advisor to leading resource-based companies including mining, agriculture, chemicals, and cement.

Sebastian advises clients on how to achieve step-change performance improvements by leveraging disruptive technologies such as artificial intelligence and advanced analytics to drive impact along the value chain while enabling people to drive transformational change. He coleads our work on supply chain in mining to deliver cutting-edge digital assets to support optimization of end-to-end supply chains.

Drawing on his deep knowledge, Sebastian worked with clients in more than 20 countries, including Australia, Canada, Germany, Malaysia, South Africa, Thailand, and the United States.

Sebastian also leads the firm’s sustainability work on cement ecosystem globally. He is passionate about helping companies across the cement ecosystem shape their decarbonization pathway and take effective measures to remove carbon.


From trials to triumphs in building materials circularity: Takeaways from Davos,” McKinsey & Company, February 2024

Building circular: Maximizing CO2 abatement and business opportunities,” McKinsey & Company, January 2024

Cementing your lead: The cement industry in the net-zero transition,” McKinsey & Company, October 2023

Building value by decarbonizing the built environment,” McKinsey & Company, June 2023

The circular cement value chain: Sustainable and profitable,” McKinsey & Company, March 2023

Decarbonizing cement and concrete value chains: Takeaways from Davos,” McKinsey & Company, February 2023

Accelerating green growth in the built environment,” McKinsey & Company, November 2022

A more resilient supply chain from optimized operations planning,” McKinsey & Company, September 2022

Hybrid working models can leverage talent and skills across industries,” McKinsey & Company, July 2022

Decarbonizing the build environment: Takeaways form COP26,” McKinsey & Company, January 2022

Green growth avenues in the cement ecosystem,” McKinsey & Company, December 2021

Building value-chain resilience with AI,” McKinsey & Company, November 2021

Succeeding in the AI supply chain revolution,” McKinsey & Company, April 2021

The mine-to-market value chain: A hidden gem,” McKinsey & Company, October 2020

The 21st-century cement plant: Greener and more connected,” McKinsey & Company, September 2020

A safer, smarter future: Working remotely in energy and materials,” McKinsey & Company, May 2020

Reimaging the cement industry in a low carbon world,” McKinsey Quarterly, May 2020

Laying the foundation for zero-carbon cement,” McKinsey & Company, May 2020


Queensland University of Technology