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Vivek Lath

Partner, Singapore
Serves energy companies across Asia; uses data, analytics, and cutting-edge technologies to transform decision-making, operations, and organizational capabilities

About Vivek

Vivek leads our work in basic materials in Southeast Asia. He serves a variety of clients in heavy industry—including metal and mining, as well as oil and gas companies—throughout Asia.

Drawing on extensive experience as a consultant and engineer, Vivek has led many large-scale transformation programs across geographies. His passion lies in rapidly and pragmatically applying cutting-edge technologies to existing operating models to improve performance and encourage innovation. He also has significant experience transforming organizations, developing team capabilities, improving service levels and resource utilization, while leading change programs.

Examples of Vivek’s client work include the following:

  • leading multiple end-to-end digital transformations for various mining companies through the application of digital, advance-analytics, and Internet of Things technologies
  • helping develop a strategy to accelerate growth and performance at an energy company in Asia

Outside of work, Vivek loves traveling, reading, and spending time with his wife and two children.

Published work

Ten ways to boost Indonesia’s energy sector in a postpandemic world,” McKinsey & Company, December 2020

With effort, Indonesia can emerge from the COVID-19 crisis stronger,” McKinsey & Company, September 2020

Automation and the future of work in Indonesia,” McKinsey & Company, September 2019

Industry 4.0: Reinvigorating ASEAN manufacturing for the future,” McKinsey & Company, February 2018

Confronting Indonesia’s productivity challenge,” McKinsey & Company, November 2017

Past experience

Senior field engineer


Indian School of Business, Hyderabad

Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur