Aparna Bharadwaj is Boston Consulting Group’s global leader for the Global Advantage practice. She is also a core member of BCG’s Marketing, Sales & Pricing and Public Sector practices. Previously, Aparna led the firm’s Center for Customer Insight globally in 50 markets.

Aparna has extensive experience working on the topic of economic development, digital economy, trade, productivity, and future skills across ASEAN (the Association of Southeast Asian Nations) . She has worked with many public sector clients, including ministries and government agencies; and is a specialist in emerging market dynamics and ecosystems, having worked in several global markets.

Aparna has over two decades of experience in globalization, economic development, market acceleration and business insights in a wide variety of industries. In emerging markets around Asia, she has expertise in growth strategy, customer analytics, route-to-market, sales and distribution excellence, and portfolio analysis.

Prior to joining the firm, Aparna held several leadership roles at Coca-Cola, including in brand management and trade marketing.


  • MBA, Harvard Business School
  • Bachelor of Engineering, Delhi University