Kate Van Akin
McKinsey & Company
Kate Van Akin is a Communications Expert in McKinsey's London office. She works with leaders on all aspects of change communications, including crafting a compelling story, creating a communication strategy, and engaging change agents. Kate is a graduate of Harvard Law School, where she specialised in negotiation and mediation. Following her own heart, she has never practiced law, instead choosing to explore a variety of roles in communication and change management in line with her mission to help people lead from a place of authenticity. Her passion is coaching leaders on leading from the heart, with a sense of purpose. In addition to working one-on-one with clients, she has helped develop learning programs including the Change Leaders Forum and the Young Leaders Forum.