Partner, McKinsey & Company
Solveigh Hieronimus is a Partner at McKinsey & Company, based in Germany. She leads McKinsey’s Center for Government Innovation (MCG) and predominantly serves clients in the Public Sector on topics covering Education, Employment, Public Health and Public Finance across Europe, the Middle East and the Americas. Most notably, she leads McKinsey's work on Refugees and Migration as well as on the Future of Work and Employment in Europe and has been at the center of supporting governments across the EU in both their emergency responses as well as their structural reforms for over a decade now. She has special expertise in youth and long-term unemployment as well as digital technologies and their impact on labor markets. Solveigh is a Young Global Leader (YGL) at the World Economic Forum, serves on the European Commission's high-level expert panel for the Future of Work and is a regular speaker e.g. at the European Parliament, the European Summit on Youth Unemployment, DLD and the Chatham House Conference. Moreover, she is a member of McKinsey's Organizational Practice, working on institutional capability building, talent and diversity strategies across the private and public sectors. Prior to joining McKinsey, she held various positions at the United Nations, Goldman Sachs and JPMorgan. Solveigh studied in Oxford, Madrid and Paris and has a Master in Economics as well as a Diplôme de Grande Ecole from ESCP-EAP European School of Management. In addition, she holds a Master in Public Administration (MPA) with focus on Development Finance and Security Policy from Columbia University in New York. She lives nearby Munich with her husband and their two little children.