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Philipp Carlsson-Szlezak

Chief Economist

New York

Philipp Carlsson-Szlezak is chief economist at The Boston Consulting Group and leads the firm’s Center for Macroeconomics. Prior to his current role, Philipp was a principal in BCG’s Financial Institutions and Public Sector practice areas.

Before joining BCG in 2009, Philipp was a project manager at the OECD in Paris, developing strategies to improve country competitiveness.

Areas of Expertise

  • Macroeconomic insights
  • Public sector
  • Strategic planning and policy design
  • Operations, organization, and optimization in the public sector
  • Large-scale transformation in the public sector
  • Finance, tax, and central agencies


  • PhD, University of Oxford
  • BSc, London School of Economics
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