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Tanguy Catlin

Senior PartnerBoston

Works with major financial institutions and leads McKinsey Digital hubs across North America

Tanguy helps companies build out their digital capabilities to deliver rapid results and sustained growth. He leads the McKinsey Digital hubs across North America and Mexico. Until recently, Tanguy shepherded the firm’s property and casualty insurance work in North America.

In his client work, Tanguy helps leading global financial-services firms with analytics transformations, digitally enabled business model transformations, and core-technology-modernization programs. He also serves insurance clients more broadly on issues ranging from strategy and organization design to claims and underwriting.

In addition to his client work, Tanguy frequently contributes to industry publications and authors reports, and white papers on issues confronting the insurance industry.

Through his undergraduate and graduate studies, Tanguy was a Siebel scholar and Fulbright fellow. He is a trustee of Carano for Children, a former member of the MIT Sloan alumni board and of the Massachusetts chapter of March of Dimes, a non-for-profit organization that works to improve the health of mothers and babies.

Published work

Navigating unknowns: Auto insurance questions in a new mobility era,” McKinsey & Company, April 2024

Connected revolution: The future of US auto insurance,” McKinsey & Company, October 2023

“‘Future vehicles require future insurance’,” McKinsey & Company, December 2022

Connected revolution: The future of US auto insurance,” McKinsey & Company, September 2022

Global perspectives on insurtechs,” McKinsey & Company, September 2021

Three actions CEOs can take to get value from cloud computing,” McKinsey & Company, July 2020

Three actions CEOs can take to get value from cloud computing,” McKinsey Quarterly, July 2020

Transforming the talent model in the insurance industry,” McKinsey & Company, July 2020

The telltale signs of successful digital deals,” McKinsey Quarterly, June 2020

Ecosystems and platforms: How insurers can turn vision into reality,” McKinsey & Company, March 2020

The drumbeat of digital: How winning teams play,” McKinsey Quarterly, June 2019

Twenty-five years of digitization: Ten insights into how to play it right,” McKinsey Global Institute, May 2019

3 digital strategies for companies that have fallen behind,” Harvard Business Review, February 2019

A winning operating model for digital strategy,” McKinsey & Company, January 2019

Digital strategy: The four fights you have to win,” McKinsey Quarterly, October 2018

Claims in the digital age: How insurers can get started," McKinsey & Company, April 2018

How insurers can get the most out of a digital transformation in 2018,” McKinsey & Company, February 2018

Why digital strategies fail," McKinsey Quarterly, January 2018

Insurance beyond digital: The rise of ecosystems and platforms,” McKinsey & Company, January 2018

What successful digital transformations have in common," Harvard Business Review, December 2017

How digital reinventors are pulling away from the pack," McKinsey & Company, September 2017

Insurers’ digital reality—fewer premiums, more competition,” McKinsey Quarterly, May 2017

A strategy for a digital age,” McKinsey & Company, March 2017

Insurtech--the threat that inspires," McKinsey & Company, March 2017

"Building momentum for cultural change," McKinsey & Company, March 2017

"Making digital strategy a reality in insurance," McKinsey & Company, September 2016

The growth engine: Superior customer experience in insurance,” McKinsey & Company, April 2016

"Does your team think digitally?Harvard Business Review, October 2015


"How to avoid digital-strategy pitfalls," McKinsey & Company, September 2018

Past experience

Manager, finance and product supply


MIT Sloan School of Management
MBA, (MIT Sloan Trust Merit Award)

The Université catholique de Louvain, Louvain School of Engineering
MS, materials science (Belgian American Educational Foundation Scholar)