Patrick Hertzke is a Partner in McKinsey & Company’s Automotive Practice and global vehicle electrification leader within McKinsey’s Center for Future Mobility (MCFM). He is based in Detroit.
He is an experienced leader with a portfolio of strategy, marketing, and product development experience including driving large-scale transformations.
Since joining McKinsey, he has worked exclusively within automotive, transport, and industrial sectors, serving a broad range of players, especially on topics related to vehicle electrification. Patrick serves as a global leader on this topic as part of the McKinsey Center for Future Mobility (MCFM). In this role, Patrick has led research and client service on electrification topics across the value chain including deep modelling of global EV markets, consumer trends and demand, EV market economics, OEM and supplier strategies, battery tech, and charging infrastructure – all placed in context with other auto mega trends (autonomous vehicles, shared mobility, connectivity, and urban mobility).
Over the past 18 months alone, Patrick has actively supported over 100+ clients on EV topics including established auto OEMs, EV start-ups (e-bus and e-truck), truck OEMs, off-highway equipment makers, Tier-I suppliers, PE firms, large investment funds, utilities, battery makers, charging infrastructure players, and energy companies
Education/pre-McKinsey relevant experience
Prior to joining the Firm, Patrick worked at DaimlerChrysler and later Chrysler LLC serving in strategy, marketing, engineering, and manufacturing roles. Patrick obtained his MBA (with distinction) from the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan, an MS in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Michigan, and a BS in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Notre Dame