Tuesday 2 March 2021


Dame Vivian Hunt

Senior Partner at McKinsey & Company

How businesses can serve everyone, not just the shareholders.

Companies worldwide are pledging to play a more meaningful role in the well-being of their employees, customers and the environment. How can they turn their promises into action? From creating a representative boardroom to committing to measurable sustainability goals, Vivian discusses the necessary changes companies can make to embrace stakeholder capitalism – and shares how it could change business for good.

Dame Vivian Hunt

Vivian is a Senior Partner for McKinsey & Company, UK and Ireland. Vivian previously served as Managing Partner for the UK and Ireland for seven years. She has been named “the most influential black woman in Britain”, “one of the top 25 consultants in the world”, and “one of the 30 most influential people in the City of London,” she advises corporate, public, and third sector clients on topics of performance improvement, productivity growth, and leadership.

Vivian is on the board of several significant business groups, charitable and education bodies including the Confederation of British Industry, the Mayor of London’s Business Advisory Board and Harvard Board of Overseers. Vivian is former Chair of British American Business and Chair of Teach First, the UK’s leading education charity. She is a Trustee of The British Museum and sits on the governing board of the Southbank Centre and the US-UK Fulbright Commission.

In 2018, Vivian was appointed Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire for services to the economy and women in business.

Vivian is an alumna of Harvard College and received her MBA from Harvard Business School.