Craig Hapelt joined The Boston Consulting Group in 2009. He is an expert on many topics in the firm’s Financial Institutions practice. He has extensive experience with asset and wealth managers, banks, insurance companies, and other financial-services clients in Canada and the US.

Craig has spent the past 15 years helping top organizations around the world with their most critical strategic issues. For example, he has managed multiple initiatives for a Canadian financial-services firm, including the building of new businesses, global growth, cost takeout, channel optimization, and sales force effectiveness.

As a core member of BCG’s Corporate Development practice, Craig leads major research topics, from managing the firm’s asset management and corporate banking benchmarking initiatives in Canada to understanding global megatrends and how they affect different players and economies.

Before joining BCG, Craig worked with McKinsey in San Francisco, New York, and Toronto, focusing on institutional investors and financial services.


  • MBA, Richard Ivey School of Business
  • BA, agribusiness, University of Natal