Partner, McKinsey Centre for Agricultural Transformation
Pradeep Prabhala is a Partner in the McKinsey’s Washington DC Office and is a leader in the Firm’s Agriculture and Food Practice.
He serves private sector players across the food system including agriculture input companies, distribution companies, production cooperatives, downstream trading and processing companies and branded consumer product companies. He also servs a number of bilateral and development agencies, development finance institutions and private philanthropies on topics related to food and nutrition insecurity.
Over the last decade, Pradeep has served over a dozen governments in Asia and Africa on their food system transformation agendas. In the wake of the current COVID 19 pandemic, he is currently leading McKinsey’s food security efforts in North America.
He served as lead advisor to the World Economic Forum’s food systems initiative and has authored several articles and reports on food systems transformation including the role of incentives and innovation.
Prior to his consulting life, he spent years at Unilever in various sales and marketing roles. He has worked in over 40 countries across South and South East Asia, Africa, Middle East, Europe and North America before making Washington DC his home; where he lives with his wife and two young sons