About Martin

Martin is co-leader for the global Pharmaceuticals and Medical Products Practice. He has advised clients across Europe, Asia and the US, primarily in the pharmaceuticals, med-tech, and consumer goods industries.

Martin previously led our pan-industry organisation practice in EMEA and initiated a Firm-wide special initiative on managing global organisations. The practice spans organisational design, human capital, transformation/change and post-merger integration.  

Examples of Martin’s recent client work include:

(1) Leading a multi-year advanced analytics transformation for a leading pharmaco; (2) setting the 10-year strategy for a leading EU-based biopharma player; (3) leading a major brand “relaunch” for a globally leading biopharma player; (4) setting the salesforce strategy/go to market model for a global med products company; (5) leading a multi-year productivity programme (2BB/org/supply/revenue growth) for a market-leading global consumer company.

He is a Board member of Veryday – a leading design company acquired by McKinsey in 2017.  Now part of McKinsey design. Outside McKinsey, Martin is a trustee on the board of Asia House in London.

Published work

Harnessing automation for a future that works,” McKinsey Global Institute, January 2017

Manager and machine: The new leadership equation,” McKinsey Quarterly, September 2014

Building the social enterprise,” McKinsey Quarterly, November 2013

How multinationals can attract the talent they need,” McKinsey Quarterly, June 2012

Managing at global scale,” McKinsey Quarterly, June 2012

The global company’s challenges,” McKinsey Quarterly, June 2012

Understanding your 'globalization penalty,'McKinsey Quarterly, July 2011


INSEAD (France)
MBA, Business Administration

Magdalen College, Oxford
BA (Hons)