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Christian Schmid

Partner & Managing Director


Christian started his professional career with IBM Switzerland and has been with The Boston Consulting Group since 2000. He is a core member of BCG's Public Sector, Financial Institutions, and Technology Advantage practices, and he leads BCG's Public Sector practice in Switzerland.

He has advised leading corporations in the financial services sector as well as public institutions, helping them to transform their business models. As part of his client work for BCG, he has worked in Zurich, London, Chicago, Vienna, and Eastern Europe.

His work has included a diverse set of topics including corporate strategies, equity stories, revenue enhancement, large-capex programs, postmerger integrations, and the management of large IT transformations.

Areas of Expertise

  • Leads BCG's Public Sector practice in Switzerland
  • Retail and corporate banking
  • Wealth management
  • General and life insurance
  • Public sector
  • Corporate strategy and public policy
  • Equity stories
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Postmerger integration
  • Large-scale transformation programs
  • Revenue enhancement: sales force effectiveness and pricing
  • Cost management


  • MSEng., with distinction, ETH Zurich
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