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Steffen Hehner

Senior Partner, Düsseldorf
Leverages background in immunology and long-standing experience in serving health systems and biopharma companies to help clients achieve substantial improvements in their performance

About Steffen

Steffen coleads our integrated-care work in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. He works exclusively with the healthcare and pharma sectors, serving healthcare payors and providers as well as pharmaceutical and biotech companies.

Before joining McKinsey in 2000, Steffen was a researcher at the German Cancer Research Center, where his work focused on tumor immunology. With a PhD in pharmacology, he has published more than 20 scientific articles in peer-reviewed scientific journals.

Steffen’s recent projects include post-merger integration, operating-model redesign, performance transformation, and corporate strategy. As both a former researcher and a former pharmacist, he brings valuable operational and technical insights to all of his projects.

Published work

Providing better care at lower cost for multimorbid patients” (PDF–1MB), Health International, 2011, Issue 11

How to design a successful disease-management program,” McKinsey Quarterly, October 2010

Past experience

German Cancer Research Centre


Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Frankfurt
PhD, pharmacology

Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz
MSc, pharmaceutical sciences