Adam Farber is BCG’s Chief Risk Officer and a member of BCG’s Operating Committee and Operations Leadership team. He previously served as Chair of BCG’s Industry Practices and Global Leader of BCG’s Health Care business.

As CRO, Adam is responsible for identification of key risks to BCG and ensuring appropriate management strategies, policies and employee engagement models are in place to strengthen our business and provide confidence to our clients. He also leads the internal Risk Management function, BCG’s Cyber and Physical Security teams, co-leads the Information Security group and oversees global Data Management/Data Privacy efforts.

Since joining BCG in 1998, Adam’s client work has focused on healthcare, especially in biopharma, medical technology and devices, and health care services. He has led and served as a member of various global client teams based in the U.S., Asia, and Europe. His work has covered strategy, operations, and people and organization topics, including corporate and divisional strategy, analytics strategy for business acceleration, business and operating model transformation, manufacturing and supply chain strategy, performance optimization, post-merger integration, and private-equity due diligence.

Prior to joining BCG, Adam worked at the management consultancy Lochridge & Company. Adam holds a Bachelor of Arts, Magna Cum Laude, from Dartmouth College and an MBA with concentration in Finance from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.


  • MBA, with concentration in finance, The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania
  • BA, magna cum laude, Dartmouth College