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Tannvi Aggarwal

Engagement Manager, Front End Consulting, McKinsey & Co


Hands-on, field experienced Engagement Manager at McKinsey & Company with 5 years of experience across  India & Middle East. Expertise in leading corporate strategy and large-scale transformations in advanced industries, government and consumer sectors.

MBA from IIM, Bangalore with a strong foundation across a range of managerial functions like strategy, finance, operational and organizational transformations and change management.

An accomplished finance professional with a strong track record of academics and co-curricular activities.

1st rank in All India CBSE Class XII 2009 across all streams.

Exceptional communicator with a consultative sales style and with a proven track record of execution integrity.

Work experience

July 2014present

Engagement Manager, Front-end Consulting

McKinsey & Company
  • Recipient of 'Tracking plus' rating, consecutively in all appraisal cycles in the last 4 years. This rating is awarded to only top 10% of the batch for distinctive performance and being ahead of the curve
  • Front-end consulting role involves working directly with the top management including the CEO, CFO and Heads of Strategic Partnership and Alliances of leading organizations in India/ Globally across multiple sectors; performing  & promoted to the role of the Engagement Manager ( Project Manager) for the last 14 months
  • Enabled Turn-around a large-scale operations transformation engagement for an apparel export organization with INR 6500+ crore business, by increasing value realized fro the engagement by 200% in only 6 months
    • Rejoined the engagement on special demand from the client MD to lead the transformation 
    • The client launched the 2nd phase of the engagement with McKinsey , considering the above turn around
  • Delivered US$ 8 mln worth impact (20% reduction) on bottom line in 3 months for India's largest mining company by redefining the negotiation strategy/ creating alternate suppliers across capital projects & service contracts
    • Successfully renegotiated contracts worth US$ 4mln of leading suppliers, where client had very limited bargaining power due to technical barriers to entry; received special appreciation from the client CEO
  • Developed the financial strategy for one of the Central Government's Ministries in infrastructure development focusing on innovative financing options that the client can adopt to undertake nation-wide infrastructure projects with recommendation on a policy framework conducive to accelerated infrastructure development
    • Revived a program for the Ministry which was stuck for 7 years by creating an innovative financing model; Central Minister agreed to implement the model in collaboration with State Government of Andhra Pradesh; Also recognized in a national daily within 1 month of recommendation
    • Facilitated debottlenecking/ accelerated completion of ~600 infrastructure projects on the national agenda
  • Led a 5-member team to develop the inorganic growth strategy for a leading luxury goods player in retail sector aspiring to grow 3x in 5 years; including strategy for entry into new categories and new geographies
  • Led a pricing optimization strategy engagement to identify 1-2% upside (US$ 10-20 mln per annum) in Rupee Gross margin for a German cash and carry group with operations across Asia and Europe
  • Defined the exit strategy for a leading private equity player with assets in India and South East Asia in relation to one of its portfolio companies in the fast food industry
  • Attended a prestigious training for top 10% consultants globally, hosted by McKinsey at the University of Cambridge, UK
  • Defined the new product development strategy for a leading automotive organization in India, aiming to develop a new vehicle at 30% reduction in cost from the client's standard product within an unprecedented timeline of 1 year
    • Built an idea pipeline worth INR 15 crores within 1 month covering design improvement, low cost sourcing, supplier consolidations; institutionalized stage-gate decision process across the organization for on-track project delivery
  • Defined the acquisition strategy for a leading P.E firm to acquire a healthcare asset worth US$ 1 bln in Dubai and Saudi Arabia
    • Conducted end-to-end macroeconomic analyses for Middle East,competitive and customer implications on acquisitions
  • Led a team of 10 members to organize a round-table conference and roadshow focusing on IoT (Internet of Things) and Advanced Analytics with top 50 clients across India, showcasing Mckinsey's global expertise in this domain
  • Invited as the sole representative from India to McKinsey, Chicago for training on digital operational transformations for McKinsey clients across the globe
  • Analyzed the leading brand of India's largest agri-equipment company to optimize pricing as per customer's perceived value
  • Defined go-to-market strategy for a not-for-profit organization in school accreditation and value education
  • Developed the change management & implementation strategy for a leading international not-for-profit organization



June 2012March 2014

Masters of Business Administration

Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore

(IIMB is one of world's leading business schools)

  • Secured' Excellent' academic rating with overall GPA of 3.54; among top 5% of the batch of 500+
  • Course topper with 4/4 CGPA in Financial Investments, study of Asian Economies, Organizational Change management
  • Recipient of DAAD scholarship by German Government for Exchange program to Germany (worth 3160 Euros) awarded to top 20 students across IIMs
Sept 2013Dec 2014

Student Exchange Program in PGP

HHL LEIPZIG School of management, Germany
  • Course Topper with 4/4 CGPA in Logistics and supply chain management & Corporate Governance
  • Represented Asia in an international conference organized in collaboration with BASF
Jul 2009May 2012

B Com (Hons)

Shri Ram College of Commerce

SRCC is India's leading college for bachelors in commerce and economics

  • One among 3 out of batch of 900+ to receive placement offer from Deutsche Bank, Global Markets
  • Overall Rank 8 in the entire Delhi University in the final year with 84.53%
  • Rank 2 in the entire Delhi University in 2nd year with 88.67%
  • Batch topper in courses of Financial Management, Investment Management, Business Mathematics & Applications


Apeejay School
  • All India CBSE Topper - Class XII 2009 across all streams with 98.4% marks
  • Invited by Prime Minister of India to attend Republic Day'10 as a special guest for topping All India CBSE Class XII exams
  • Received Government of Haryana Scholarship from the Chief Minister 
  • 100% in Mathematics, Accountancy, Economics-XII; CBSE Merit certificate (among top 0.1%)
  • Sole Recipient, Ily Chakrabarty scholarship for topping batch of 250+ for 6 consecutive years
  • Recipient of Apeejay Talent Search Scholarship and Amul Vidya Shree Award
  • Received wide media coverage ( all leading National Newspapers, news channels) for securing All India CBSE Rank 1 in Class XII

AISCE (Class X)

Apeejay School

96.2% District Topper

Academic Achievements & Awards

  • Secured 1st rank in class and 2nd in University of Delhi in BCOM (Hons) 2nd year with 88%
  • Secured 1st rank in class in BCOM (Hons) 1st year with 84%
  • All India CBSE Topper - Class XII 2009 across all stream
  • Certificate of Merit by CBSE (Class XII) for securing 
    • 100% in Mathematics
    • 100% in Accountancy
    • 100% in Economics
  • Recipient of ' Illy Chakraboraty Scholarship' for consistently securing 1st rank across all sections from class VI to XII
  • Recipient of Apeejay Talent Search Examination Scholarship for the academic years 2007-08 and 2008-09
  • Certificate of Merit by CBSE for securing 100% in Mathematics in Class X
  • Recipient of 'AMUL Vidya Shree' award for outstanding performance in Class X and XII
  • Recipent of Super Scholar Award 2008-09


Conducted a study of Consumer Dynamics at IT Retail for m/s Momentum India Pvt Ltd - a marketing services agency for Hewlett-Packard India Pvt Ltd. Documented Retail Walk-in traffic and in-store consumer shopping behavior to optimize resource allocation.

Academic Projects

  • EEE II certification program - Nov'09 - Jan'10 - Survey Analysis on 'Online Education' for Educomp.
  • 'Future Cities India 2020' organized by Department of Science & Technology, Government of India, in association with Bentley system.
    • Led a team of 5 members to design a project for the development of the Commonwealth Games Village site to be presented to the Civil Ministry.
  •  Proctor & Gamble - a study on financial analysis 2008.

Positions of Responsibility

  • Chief Editor, History and Political Science Society, SRCC
    • As the Head of the Editorial team, designed 'Cleo's Pen' , the Annual Magazine of the society
    • Co-ordinator of Essay Writing Competition for history and political society at Crossroads, February, 2011
  • Host of the Quiz competition for the English Literary Festival, February, 2011
  • Executive Member of the Commerce Society for the year 2009-10, 2010-11 and an active contributor to the ComSoc Newsletter
  • HEAD GIRL of Apeejay School, 2008-09
    • Led the Prefectorial Board of 50 students
    • Organised events like Annual Day and Sports Meet.
  • Head Coordinator of the Inter-Apeejay Cultural Meet 2008 of all Apeejay Institutions across India
  • Joint Secretary, Interat Club, wing of Rotary Club, Delhi Midtown
    • Organised a Blood Donation Camp, Diwali Mela and a visit to Old Age Home

Extra-Curricular Activities & Achievements

  • Vocal Music
    • Holder of VISHARAD Degree in Indian Classical Music (equivalent to graduation)
    • 2nd Position in the inter-college vocal music competition 2009, organised by NSS, SRCC
    • 1st Position in the inter-house vocal music competition, 2008 at school
  • Case Study - secured 1st position at a case study competition at Mecca 2011, annual festival of Hindu College
    • 'Best Speaker' award at the NTPC debate at the district level
    • Declared Best Interjector twice:
      • Rajiv Gandhi Urja Divas Debate Competition
      • Chinmaya Vidyalaya Delhi
    • Participated at various inter college debate competitions
  • Was among the top 15 awardees of the India France Chamber of Commerce and Industry Quiz competition, organised at National level by the French embassy
  • Recipient of the prestigious ' Dr Stya Paul Moral Values' scholarship in school

Other Information

  • Language Proficiency - English, Hindi, French.
  • Intermediate proficiency in French language (92% in French in CBSE Class X)
  • Preliminary proficiency in German language
  • Computer Skills-
    • Completed course in Advanced Excel from APTECH
    • Completed course in Tally 9.0 from APTECH
  • Adventure sports accomplishments: Sky diving 4000 meters: River Rafting in Cache La Poudre river in Colorado; Scuba diving
  • Traveled  25+ countries across 4 continents