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Thomas Gaissmaier 

Partner & Managing Director

New York

Thomas Gaissmaier is a member of the leadership team of The Boston Consulting Group’s People & Organization practice and the global leader of the firm’s human resources topic.

Since joining BCG in 2000, Thomas has focused on developing high-performance organizations, leading large-scale restructuring and organization productivity efforts, and redesigning corporate functions. His engagements have covered a wide range of industries, including financial services, consumer goods, medtech, pharmaceuticals, and food and beverage.

Thomas also has deep experience helping clients across industries create effective growth strategies. He is particularly skilled in addressing postmerger integration issues related to organization.

Before joining BCG, Thomas was a news editor and reporter for Radio Hamburg, the deputy chief of services and a reporter for TV Munich, and a presenter and editor for Radio Charivari, Radio F, and Radio Down-Town.

Areas of Expertise

  • People and organization
  • Excellence in HR function
  • People strategy
  • Growth strategy
  • Large-scale change and transformation
  • Postmerger integration
  • Consumer packaged goods
  • Marketing and sales


  • MBA, with distinction, INSEAD
  • Master’s degree, political science, journalism, and law, University of Hamburg
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