Ben Sheppard

McKinsey & Company

Based in London, Ben leads the United Kingdom Product Development Practice and is a senior leader of McKinsey Design. He is passionate about helping clients develop creative products. Before joining McKinsey he designed and built the world’s lowest cost deep-sea camera: allowing pictures of new species to be captured kilometers below the sea surface. He has a wealth of experience helping clients improve their products and services: both to drive revenue growth and reduce material costs. He has served over thirty of the world’s leading companies on everything from jet engines to sports cars, from asthma inhalers to coffee machines. Ben brings deep expertise in developing global transformation programs, covering leadership training, project management, and portfolio planning. Ben has led McKinsey Design's latest research quantifying the business value of design.

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