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Joao Hrotko

Partner & Managing Director


João Hrotko is a core member of the Energy, Financial Institutions, Global Advantage, and Public Sector practices at The Boston Consulting Group.

Since joining BCG in 2012, João has focused his client work on organization and strategy across an array of sectors, including banking and public-sector oil and gas.. He says of his work, "Working in sub-Saharan Africa offers a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to help governments and companies achieve quantum-leap improvements in their performance and in their impact in society."

Prior to joining BCG, João was the director of corporate and wholesale at ZON (a telco company in Portugal). He also was an associate principal at McKinsey & Company and a professor of Economics at the University of Chicago and at the Universidade Catolica Portuguesa in Lisbon.

Areas of Expertise

  • Africa insight
  • Economic development and competitiveness
  • Energy in sub-Saharan Africa
  • Transformation and implementation
  • Organization


  • PhD, economics, The University of Chicago
  • MSc, economics, Universidade Católica Portuguesa

Honors and Awards

  • University of Chicago, John Lee Prize, best student, macroeconomics
  • Universidade Católica Portuguesa, Premio Excelencia, best graduating student, Economics
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