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Kevin Sneader (born c. 1966) is a Canadian-born British management consultant. He was elected as McKinsey & Company's global managing partner effective July 2018.

Kevin Sneader
BornMay 5, 1966
Alma materHutcheson Grammar School, Glasgow
University of Glasgow
Harvard Business School
OccupationManagement consultant
EmployerMcKinsey & Company
TitleSenior Partner and Worldwide Managing Director
TermJuly 2018 – Present
PredecessorDominic Barton
Spouse(s)Amy Muntner
Parent(s)Walter Sneader
Myrna Sneader

Early lifeEdit

Kevin Sneader was born circa 1966 in Canada and grew up in Glasgow, Scotland.[1] His father, Walter Sneader, was a chemistry professor at the University of Strathclyde; his mother, Myrna, was a teacher in a Jewish nursery school. He is Jewish.[2]

Sneader attended Hutcheson Grammar School in Glasgow, and went on to graduate from the University of Glasgow, where he earned a bachelor of laws.[1] He earned a master in business administration from Harvard Business School,[3] where he was a Baker Scholar.[1]


Sneader joined McKinsey and Company upon graduating from the University of Glasgow.[4] He was the managing partner of McKinsey's UK and Ireland division until 2014, when he became the chairman of its Asia-Pacific division.[3] In February 2018, he was appointed as McKinsey's global managing partner to succeed Dominic Barton in July.[3][5][6] Kevin Sneader is McKinsey’s first Scottish, and its first Jewish, leader. [7]

Personal lifeEdit

Sneader is married to Amy Muntner.[2] Sneader lives in Hong Kong with his wife, Amy, and their two daughters. [8]


  1. ^ a b c Jones, Stephen (26 January 2018). "Who is McKinsey's new global managing partner Kevin Sneader?". Management Today. Retrieved 26 February 2018.
  2. ^ a b "WEDDINGS; Amy L. Muntner, Kevin D. Sneader". The New York Times. October 22, 1995. Retrieved 26 February 2018.
  3. ^ a b c Marriage, Madison (25 February 2018). "McKinsey names Kevin Sneader new global managing partner". Financial Times. Retrieved 25 February 2018.
  4. ^ "Meet our next global managing partner: Kevin Sneader". McKinsey & Company. Retrieved 26 February 2018.
  5. ^ Fuhrmans, Vanessa (25 February 2018). "McKinsey & Co. Names Kevin Sneader New Global Managing Partner". The Wall Street Journal. Retrieved 25 February 2018.
  6. ^ "MOVES-McKinsey elects Asia boss Sneader as new global managing partner". Reuters. 25 February 2018. Retrieved 25 February 2018.
  7. ^ "Subscribe to read". Financial Times. Retrieved 2019-02-02.
  8. ^ "Subscribe to read". Financial Times. Retrieved 2019-02-02.