Elizabeth Millman Hardin is a core member of Boston Consulting Group’s Operations and Social Impact practices. She is devoted to advancing sustainability and societal impact across the end-to-end value chain in partnership with clients spanning the private, public, and social sectors. Her experience cuts across industries, particularly with clients in the Health Care, Industrial Goods, and Consumer practices. She is an expert on sustainability in operations, especially sustainable supply chain and circular economy. She has also worked extensively in biopharma operations, including lean production systems, supply chain transformation, quality remediation, and manufacturing strategy.

Liz has a background in and lifelong passion for societal impact. At BCG, this has translated into supporting clients on topics ranging from sustainability to education and humanitarian response. She has also led social impact initiatives and is active with Women@BCG in the New Jersey office, and is enthusiastic about advancing creativity in business as a training and workshop facilitator teaching BCG’s approach to Thinking in New Boxes.

Before joining BCG, Liz worked as Managing Director for the education programs at the Joffrey Ballet, a Chicago-based NGO.

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

  • Sustainability in operations
  • Sustainable supply chain
  • Sourcing and supply chain strategy
  • Lean production system
  • Circular economy
  • Recycling systems
  • Total Societal Impact (TSI)

EDUCATION

  • MBA, dean's honors, Columbia Business School
  • BA, magna cum laude, Northwestern University

HONORS AND AWARDS

  • William Randolph Hearst Scholarship, Columbia Business School
  • Columbia Board of Overseers Fellowship for Academic and Professional Promise