Managing Director & Senior Partner
Chris Fletcher is a member of the Consumer practice at Boston Consulting Group, with a focus on retail and consumer goods clients—in particular, food companies across the value chain (manufacturers, retailers, and restaurant clients).
Chris’s focus has primarily been on designing and leading multi-year value-creation programs. He has comprehensive experience across operations (including cost reduction, network reviews, capital programs), strategy and corporate development (including strategic planning and shareholder value creation), local performance improvement and turnarounds, and organizational topics (including restructuring programs and top-level design).
Chris is an active leader in BCG’s Canadian practice, with leadership roles in people development, and diversity and inclusion agendas. He previously led recruiting at BCG. He also currently serves as a board member for the Maple Leaf Centre for Action on Food Security.
Canada will need lots of new agri-talent to boost output while transitioning to Net Zero, especially since 40% of farm operators are expected to retire by 2033. Our latest research looks at potential solutions.
By embracing sustainable agricultural practices, Canada can leverage soil as an asset to fight climate change and the biodiversity crisis. New financial instruments are required to reward farmers not only for what they produce, but also for what they preserve.
La technologie agricole est la clé d’un système alimentaire mondial durable et à faibles émissions de carbone. Sept technologies prometteuses ont le potentiel d'accélérer la transformation du Canada en une producteur puissant à faibles émissions.
Agriculture technology is the key to a low carbon, sustainable global food system. Seven specific technologies hold great promise to kick start Canada's transformation to a low carbon food powerhouse.
2022 has highlighted how critical food is to us. The planet's population will grow by a quarter by 2050, while at the same time we face the imperative of cutting emissions. As a top global agricultural producer and innovator, Canada has both an opportunity and an obligation to take action.