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Tomas Nauclér

Senior PartnerStockholm

As global leader of McKinsey Sustainability, helps companies and governments develop strategies grounded on a fact-based understanding of the potential impact of climate change

Tomas is the global leader of McKinsey’s Aftermarket & Services Practice with focus on industrial clients. He guides our practice knowledge and research agenda and supports a number of global automotive and industrial clients in transforming their aftermarket and services business. He has deep experience in a wide variety of aftermarket topics ranging from service operations, service commercialization, digital services and service growth transformations. Tomas work also includes software and advanced analytics business building and transformations for large industrial clients.

Tomas is also a co-leader in the Sustainability Practice. He led the development of McKinsey’s landmark global and national cost curves for greenhouse gas (GHG) abatement. In the last years, he focuses on supporting industrial companies in leveraging software offering and new business models to drive growth while at the same time improving customer’s resource productivity.

Tomas’s articles have been featured widely in industry journals and his work is published regularly in the McKinsey Quarterly.

Published work

A different high-growth story: The unique challenges of climate tech,”  McKinsey Quarterly, January 2024

From green ammonia to lower-carbon foods,” McKinsey & Company, December 2023

An affordable, reliable, competitive path to net zero, McKinsey & Company, November 2023

Decarbonize and create value: How incumbents can tackle the steep challenge,” McKinsey & Company, October 2023

Full throttle on net zero: Creating value in the face of uncertainty,” McKinsey & Company, September 2023

Scaling green businesses: Next moves for leaders,” McKinsey & Company, March 2023

The race to decarbonize electric-vehicle batteries,” McKinsey & Company, February 2023

Refurbishing Europe: Igniting opportunities in the built environment,” McKinsey & Company, February 2023

Building a competitive solar-PV supply chain in Europe,” McKinsey & Company, December 2022

Nature in the balance: What companies can do to restore natural capital,” McKinsey & Company, December 2022

Giga-scaling low-carbon batteries: A chat with Northvolt CEO Peter Carlsson,” McKinsey & Company, October 2022

Green Growth: Capturing Asia’s $5 trillion green business opportunity,” McKinsey & Company, September 2022

Playing offense to create Nordic sustainability champions,” McKinsey & Company, September 2022

Accelerating toward net zero: The green business building opportunity,” McKinsey & Company, June 2022

Playing offense to create value in the net-zero transition,” McKinsey & Company, April 2022

It’s not easy buying green: How to win at sustainable sourcing,” McKinsey & Company, February 2022

The net-zero transition: What it would cost, what it could bring,” McKinsey & Company, January 2022

Net-zero power: Long-duration energy storage for a renewable grid,” McKinsey & Company, November 2021

Solving the net-zero equation: Nine requirements for a more orderly transition,” McKinsey & Company, October 2021

Creating the zero-carbon mine,” McKinsey & Company, June 2021

How the European Union could achieve net-zero emissions at net-zero cost,” McKinsey & Company, December 2020

The zero-carbon car: Abating material emissions is next on the agenda,” McKinsey & Company, September 2020

Creating value through sustainable design,” McKinsey & Company, July 2017

Growth and renewal in the Swedish economy,” McKinsey Global Institute, January 2013

A cost curve for greenhouse gas reduction,” McKinsey Quarterly, February 2007


Ecole Polytechnique de Lausanne
MSc, electronics

University of Gothenburg
BSc, business administration