She is an expert in large-scale transformation, helping clients diagnose their culture, manage change, and deliver business impact

Angelika Reich

Partner, McKinsey & Company, Zurich, Switzerland

Why you should listen

Angelika Reich’s expertise lies in strategic, structural, and cultural transformation.

She was in-charge of an international bank’s restructuring where it adopted an agile business model that significantly reduced its cost base. She also helped a metals and mining company in a transformation that included cost optimization, productivity enhancement, and organizational effectiveness.

Within McKinsey, Angelika leads a major research effort to identify the practical factors contributing to a successful transformation. She is also involved in a number of other research initiatives exploring organizational health and culture.

Outside her consultancy work, Angelika is a guest speaker on transformation and organizational development at the University of Zurich. She is also part of several international networks to support diversity in the workplace.

Meet Angelika at Worldwebforum 2020 where she is a McKinsey Breakout Session Speaker.

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Angelika Reich is a Partner based in McKinsey’s Zurich office. She focuses on the banking industry where her expertise lies within large-scale transformations, restructuring, and culture change. She leads a large scale McKinsey research effort on extracting practical success factors for transformations and developing tools to make implementation more successful.

Angelika co-leads the diversity initiative in McKinsey Switzerland and is engaged in a range of gender diversity activities across Europe. Prior to joining McKinsey Angelika worked as a neurocognitive researcher and psychologist. She obtained her PhD in Human Biology and Applied Psychology.