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Alexander Türpitz

Partner & Managing Director

Dubai

Worldwide, more than 200 million people are out of a job and looking for work. There are 100 million job positions open and waiting to be filled. Disconnect? The process unemployed people have to go through has been mainly unchanged for the past 20 years.

Alexander Türpitz

Dr. Alexander Tuerpitz joined The Boston Consulting Group in 2000 and has worked on projects in Europe, the US, and Asia. Since 2007 he has been part of the firm’s Middle East offices, and since 2010 one of the lead partners of BCG's newly opened Riyadh branch. He is a core group member of the Technology Advantage, the Industrial Goods, the Public Sector, the Operations, and the People & Organization practices, specializing in labor, employment, and social services.

Alex’s experience ranges from business strategy projects, new business developments, and organization redesign to economic development projects, nationalization projects, and policy development for Middle East governments.

Skillful in making policy and implementing government programs, Alex is BCG's global leader for labor markets and welfare and a topic expert on employment and workforce, workforce policies, and government interventions. In his TED Talk on employment, Alex shared his success with a novel unemployment program in Saudi Arabia.

Areas of Expertise

  • Public-policy making
  • Labor market management
  • Employment topics
  • Business plan development
  • Market analysis and research
  • Restructuring
  • Turnaround
  • Manufacturing and operations

Education

  • PhD, laser physics, Heidelberg University
  • MBA, INSEAD
  • MA, physics, Heidelberg University
  • MA, physics, Uppsala University
  • BA, Heidelberg University

Honors and Awards

  • Member of Global Agenda Councils, World Economic Forum
  • Scholar of the German National Academic Foundation
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