Preview Mode Links will not work in preview mode

SoundTracks is the fortnightly podcast brought to you by UofG Careers and Alumni, that’s jam-packed with sound advice from our graduate world-changers to help keep your career on track. Join hosts Kez and Rosie as they take you on a tour with awesome alumni all over the world to share their career journey.

From side hustles and social enterprises to surviving freelance, creating social, creative and scientific impact, plus big city living around the globe. Our alumni guests will share their career highs, lows and everything in between!

In each episode, you’ll be sure to get the inside track with industry insights, practical ideas and honest advice. It’s the must-have soundtrack to your career journey. 

Feb 14, 2020

When Kevin Sneader submitted his application to McKinsey, one of the world’s largest consultancy firms, as a UofG law graduate, he couldn’t have known it was the start of a career that would span decades, cross continents and ultimately take him to Hong Kong, where he is now Global Managing Partner.

In this latest episode of UofG Sound Tracks, Kezia travelled to Hong Kong and met Kevin at the McKinsey office to hear about his incredible career journey.

From technology and artificial intelligence to the global climate crisis, Kevin touches on some of the major issues facing the world, and the global workforce, today.

He explains what skills good leaders need to have and why. Plus he shares how effective time management can help to ensure that we all pursue our passions and get away from the daily grind.

Kevin describes himself as an optimist - and he truly is! His belief in the power of curiosity, seizing opportunities and being yourself is something we can all learn from.

Listen out for:

  • Kevin’s top tips for good leaders
  • What Kevin thinks young professionals of today will be facing in the new working world
  • Kevin's advice for standing out

What's your soundtrack?

With - Florian, GU Consultancy Society President with 3 fantastic songs, now added to the UofG SoundTracks Spotify playlist!

For resources and links to take next steps visit