Debbie Simpson has driven results for 19 years at Boston Consulting Group, where she has been a member of the Executive Committee for 12 years, serving as CFO, and more recently as head of global functions, and leader of the global Operational Leadership Team. Debbie will retire from BCG in June 2021 and has recently transitioned from her CFO responsibilities and her operational leadership responsibilities. She has agreed to extend her work from June 2020 to June 2021 to help BCG navigate the COVID-19 crisis, and to guide BCG X's unit as interim CFO until June 2021.

Prior to joining BCG, Debbie worked at PricewaterhouseCoopers for 16 years—nine as a partner. She led the Northeast region's international tax team for several years and served on the US Board of Directors.


  • MS, MIT Sloan School of Management
  • BS, engineering, Duke University


  • Consulting Magazine Lifetime Achievement Award winner, 2018