Arturs Smilkstins joined Boston Consulting Group in 2012. He is a core member of the Industrial Goods practice and co-leads the automotive and mobility engagements in WESA. He has worked with global clients in Russia, Eastern and Western Europe, the Middle East, and Asia. He currently works at the firm’s London office. His focus within automotive and mobility includes OEMs, suppliers, retail dealers, and mobility providers. He works with his clients on executing turnarounds, setting up and implementing digital and organizational transformations, and driving operational improvements with Industry 4.0 tools.

Prior to joining BCG, Arturs worked at London-based innovation consultancy Market Gravity (part of Deloitte) focusing on new product development and customer experience projects, and before that, he was a General Partner and Head of Sales at a personal development and consulting company focusing on people motivation topics for small and medium-sized businesses.

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

  • Automotive OEMs and mobility players
  • Digital transformation
  • Turnaround and large-scale change
  • Go-to-market strategy
  • Future of automotive retail
  • Industry 4.0
  • Spin-off and IPO preparation

EDUCATION

  • MBA, HEC Paris School of Management
  • BFA, (honorary degree), Moscow State University (Lomonosov)
  • BBA, Academy of National Economy, Institute of Business Studies