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Agustín Costa

Partner & Managing Director


Agustin is a core member of The Boston Consulting Group's Industrial Goods practice and focuses on mining and metals. He joined BCG's Buenos Aires as an associate in 2005 at office. He is an author and frequent collaborator on specialized articles and reports, including those published in the Mining Journal and on

At BCG, Agustin's recent experience includes implementing Obeyas, a lean performance management tool; leading a contractor cost-reduction program; managing a contractor cost-reduction and productivity program for a major copper mining company in Chile; redesigning the global copper organization for a diversified international mining company; redefining the portfolio of a major global mining company through the asset-review program.

Before joining BCG, Agustín worked as a strategy specialist in British Telecom, a logistics planner at Ternium Siderar, and maintenance planner at Du Pont.

Areas of Expertise

  • Mining operational excellence
  • Mining supply chain, lean, and operational efficiency
  • Mining organization transformation


  • Bachelor's degree, electronics (E.E.T. N°7 and Argentinean Air Force)
  • Industrial Engineer, Buenos Aires Institute of Technology (ITBA )
  • MBA with distinction, Harvard Business School
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