Kevin Sneader is the Chairman of McKinsey’s Asian offices and is based in Hong Kong. He is a member of the firm’s operating committee and previously chaired the client committee of its shareholders’ council. Mr Sneader joined McKinsey in London in 1989. Since then he has been based in the firm’s Beijing, Paris and Hong Kong offices before moving to the United States in 2001 where he became managing partner of McKinsey’s Washington DC, New Jersey and Philadelphia offices. Prior to taking up his current role, Kevin served as UK & Ireland managing partner. Mr Sneader first moved to China in 1995 and since then has worked across a broad range of industries within the region including consumer goods, retail, healthcare and the public sector.