Bernhard Gehra joined Boston Consulting Group in 2005. He leads BCG’s European ESG (environmental, social, and governance), compliance, and risk team, and is part of the global leadership team for that work. Since joining BCG, Bernhard has worked with many multinational companies around the world on issues related to governance, digitization, risk management, and compliance.

Bernhard is a co-author of numerous publications on financial and non-financial risk management, compliance, finance, big data, and controlling. He also co-authored the book, “Prevention of Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing.”


  • PhD, information science, big data, and business intelligence, Ludwig-Maximilians-University
  • Master's degree, business, strategic management, and information science, Ludwig-Maximilians-University
  • Master's degree, business science and business research, Ludwig-Maximilians-University
  • Research Fellow, London School of Economics
  • Scholar, Friedrich Naumann Foundation
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