Helen Mayhew

COO Europe


About Helen

Helen Mayhew is Chief Operating Officer for Europe at QuantumBlack, a McKinsey Company. She has guided global organisations on their analytics journeys, advising top executives and leaders on the potential for insight and innovation through advanced analytics. As COO, she is scaling the company and its impact around the world as she helps clients do the same.

Helen is also the founder of McKinsey’s Analytics Academy and a thought-leader in progressing ethical and sustainable AI standards.

Before joining McKinsey, she was a lawyer at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer and spent time on secondment at both Tesco and the Bank of England. She also worked at the European Commission, supporting the Directorate-General for External Relations.

Passionate about sailing, Helen is a former world champion and was a training partner to team Great Britain at the 2008 Olympics.