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Miguel Ortiz

Senior Partner & Managing Director


Miguel Ortiz leads The Boston Consulting Group's insurance team in Western Europe and is the global leader for the life insurance topic.

Since joining the firm in 1998, Miguel has worked in retail banking and insurance. In the former, he has specialized in distribution topics, served as BCG's global topic leader for branch banking, and helped set up a challenger bank in the UK.

Miguel now focuses primarily on international insurance groups in the life and property and casualty areas, working with management teams to reposition insurance business models in light of changing regulation, technology, and customer expectations.

Before joning BCG, Miguel was a research fellow in mathematical physics at MIT and Imperial College, London. He completed his PhD in Stephen Hawking's group at Cambridge University.

Areas of Expertise

  • Insurance
  • Brokerage
  • Digital distribution
  • Direct and intermediary channel strategies
  • Development and launch of new propositions
  • Global portfolio strategy and capital allocation
  • Transformation and cost reduction
  • Postmerger integration
  • Retail banking


  • PhD, theoretical physics, Cambridge University
  • First-class degree, mathematics, Cambridge University
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