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Vivian Hunt DBE
Born July 1967
Residence United Kingdom
Alma mater Harvard College; Harvard Business School
Occupation Management consultant
Board member of McKinsey & Company

Dame Vivian Yvonne Hunt DBE (born July 1967) is the managing partner for the consulting firm McKinsey & Company in the United Kingdom and Ireland. She has been named as one of the ten most influential black people in Britain by the Powerlist Foundation, and one of the 30 most influential people in the City of London by The Financial Times. She was made Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire in Queen Elizabeth's 2018 New Year Honours for "services to the economy and to women in business".

Early life and education[edit | edit source]

Vivian Hunt was born in July 1967. She graduated from Harvard College[1] after which she joined the Peace Corps for whom she worked in Senegal as a midwife and primary care worker for over two years before studying for an MBA with Harvard Business School.[2]

Hunt holds dual British and American citizenship.[1]

Career[edit | edit source]

Hunt is the managing partner for the consulting firm McKinsey & Company in the United Kingdom and Ireland.[3] As of January 2018, she had been with McKinsey for 24 years and, before becoming managing partner, had been in charge of the company's Pharmaceutical and Medical Products division in the EMEA region for 8 years.[4] She is McKinsey's lead speaker on diversity issues[1][5] and chair of Business in the Community.[6] She has been named as one of the ten most influential black people in Britain by the Powerlist Foundation,[1] and one of the 30 most influential people in the City of London by The Financial Times.[2]

In January 2018, she was criticised by The Times when it was revealed that McKinsey & Company paid its women employees salaries that were 24% less than male employees and bonuses that were 76% lower than men despite Hunt having received her DBE for services to women in business.[7]

Honours[edit | edit source]

Hunt was made a Dame Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire in Queen Elizabeth's 2018 New Year Honours for "services to the economy and to women in business".[8][9] She has honorary doctorates in law from the University of Warwick and the University of York.[1]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 "Vivian Hunt". McKinsey & Company. Retrieved 1 January 2018. 
  2. 2.0 2.1 Vivian Hunt, The FT selects the City’s most influential people. Harriet Agnew & Patrick Jenkins, Financial Times, 31 January 2017. Retrieved 26 May 2018. (subscription required)
  3. Damehood for McKinsey London chief. Patrick Hosking, The Times, 30 December 2017. Retrieved 26 May 2018. (subscription required)
  4. "McKinsey's UK&I leader receives damehood in New Year's honours list". www.consultancy.uk. Retrieved 2018-05-14. 
  5. Leadership poll: elite consultancy McKinsey elects a new chief. Rupert Neate, The Guardian, 3 November 2017. Retrieved 26 May 2018.
  6. Dame Vivian Hunt. BITC. Retrieved 26 May 2018.
  7. Dame Vivian Hunt pays women 24% less despite praise for her work on equality. Patrick Hosking, The Times, 4 January 2018. Retrieved 26 May 2018. (subscription required)
  8. Ms Vivian Yvonne HUNT. London Gazette, 30 December 2017. Retrieved 26 May 2018.
  9. Retail's 'power couple' recognised for achievements in New Year's Honours. Alan Tovey, The Telegraph, 29 December 2017. Retrieved 26 May 2018.

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