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Chandni Sachdeva

Associate PartnerNew York

Enables clients to achieve their strategic goals by helping them develop talent capabilities and changing and adapting the way they work

Chandni is a leader in McKinsey’s Financial Services and People & Organizational Performance Practices in the US. Since joining McKinsey in 2009, she has worked across three McKinsey geographical offices and offered advisory support to a range of financial institutions including banks, insurers, law firms, and wealth managers on a variety of topics including business strategy, organizational structure, and governance models and talent strategies. She specializes in developing reskilling strategies to enable organizations pre-empt and adjust to the future of work.

Examples of her recent work include the following:

  • redesigning structure and governance model and partner performance review process for a global law firm to meet their strategic growth aspirations
  • leading an insurer’s reskilling program for more than 17 thousand employees to enable redeployment and upskill individuals to meet the organization’s future of work strategy
  • redesigning internal operating model and designing a transformation for an asset manager to scale their business by 20 times
  • designing and rolling out training for new digital roles including product owners, agile coaches, and scrum masters for a mortgage institution
  • implementing changes to the employee-performance management system and workforce planning to staff agile teams for a mortgage institution

Published work

Addressing talent in a team-based organization,” blog entry, McKinsey & Company, April 2020

Inflection point: Seven transformative shifts in US retail banking,” McKinsey & Company, 2019


Harvard Business School

Delhi University

Institute of Actuaries India
Actuarial Science