As a senior experience designer at management consulting firm McKinsey & Company, Samuel Mensah’s role sees him building online platforms together with high-level executives. Born in Ghana and bred in Peckham, today, Samuel's work takes him around the world, and at the time of writing, Samuel is currently working from Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, and leading the design of a mobile app for millennials. Explaining how his role is for a “very specific type of designer”, at McKinsey, a focus on entrepreneurial skills and problem-solving is matched with a desire to master craft in design. From analysing feedback to having to “explain design decisions to people in suits”, for Samuel, even the most mundane of tasks can be turned into opportunities for personal growth. Maintaining a healthy mix of capitalistic and philanthropic side projects, Samuel fills us in on the path that led him to working at McKinsey; the evolution of his non-profit, Youth Worldwide, and the power of harnessing your network.