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Tyler Duvall

Partner, Washington DC
Advises clients in Capital Projects & Infrastructure, Transportation, and Public Sector Practices on strategy and operations

About Tyler

Tyler’s client work includes advising large capital project and infrastructure owners and operators, including governments, on improving decision making, enhancing the efficiency, and reducing the operating costs of infrastructure, as well as undertaking strategic reviews of investment.

His recent projects include the following:

  • assisting a major North American transit operator to reduce costs
  • conducting asset due diligence for infrastructure investors
  • advising a Latin American country on developing an economic-growth strategy with a major infrastructure focus
  • working with a Middle Eastern government to develop an aviation-policy framework

Tyler has also presented on transportation trends and issues to a variety of private-sector client workshops, and speaks regularly on infrastructure and opportunities.

Before joining McKinsey, Tyler was Under Secretary (Acting) and Assistant Secretary for Transportation Policy at the US Department for Transportation following his nomination by the President and confirmation by the US Senate in 2006.

Before joining the US Department of Transportation, Tyler worked for Hogan & Hartson LLP (now Hogan Lovells) as a business and finance lawyer focused on mergers and acquisitions.

Published work

Air-mobility solutions: What they’ll need to take off,” McKinsey & Company, February 2019

Reseeding growth in the Garden State,” McKinsey & Company, July 2017

Creating an infrastructure bank: Principles of success,” McKinsey & Company, April 2017

The road to renewal: How to rebuild America’s infrastructure,” McKinsey & Company, March 2017

Making the most of a wealth of infrastructure finance,” McKinsey & Company, June 2015


University of Virginia Law School

Washington & Lee University
BA, economics