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Pia Tischhauser

Senior Partner & Managing Director, Global Leader, Insurance Practice


Pia leads BCG's global insurance practice and serves on the firm's Executive Committee. She has worked internationally for almost two decades across three continents and out of BCG's offices in Chicago, London, and Zurich.

She has been working with management teams of large international and local insurers, brokers, reinsurers, and regulators. For many years, she has been the firm’s global leader for the commercial insurance and reinsurance sector.

She has played a key role in expanding BCG's footprint in insurance in the US, London, and throughout Europe and has collaborated closely with international insurers in Asia, Latin America, and the Middle East, bringing to bear BCG’s expertise in corporate development, strategy, digital, and global advantage.

Pia has advised numerous worldwide financial services clients on a broad range of strategic questions, including market opportunity assessment, digital/industry disruption, cost reduction, risk and performance management, portfolio reviews, postmerger integration, and divestiture. Moreover, she has led project teams on topics such as customer centricity, UW excellence, advanced data analytics, client retention, and loyalty improvement programs.

Pia also leads BCG’s regional Remuneration and Officer Development Committee. Before joining the firm, she worked as a financial analyst in investment banking and as a research assistant.

Areas of Expertise

  • Insurance disruptions and pricing
  • Digital insurers
  • Commercial insurance and reinsurance
  • Strategy portfolio and planning process
  • Best-of-breed underwriting
  • Risk management
  • Postmerger integration
  • Technology advantage in insurance
  • Large-scale change and transformation


  • Graduate MBA scholar, Kellogg School of Management
  • Master’s degree, finance and economics, University of Bern
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