Dame Vivian Hunt
Senior Partner, McKinsey & Company

Dame Vivian Hunt

Dame Vivian Hunt is a Senior Partner for McKinsey & Company, and previously served as Managing Partner for the UK and Ireland for seven years. She has been named “the most influential black woman in Britain”, and “one of the 30 most influential people in the City of London”; and advises corporate, public, and third sector clients on the topics of performance improvement, productivity growth and leadership.  Her experience includes private and public sector work in a range of growth industries including healthcare, consumer and technology.  

Vivian is on the board of several significant business groups, charitable and education bodies. She is the Chair of Teach First, the UK’s leading education charity, which supports teachers, leaders and students in schools located in underprivileged communities.  She also serves as a Trustee of The British Museum and sits on the governing board of the Southbank Centre. An inspirational speaker and powerful advocate for non-traditional voices in the corporate world, in October 2020, she delivered a TED Talk on “How businesses can serve everyone, not just shareholders.” In 2018, Vivian was appointed Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire for services to the economy and women in business. https://www.linkedin.com/in/huntvivian/