Mobile financial services aren’t new, but they’re at an inflection point and adoption is accelerating. This is not something that African banks or multinational organizations (MNOs) can afford to ignore. A bank or MNO that isn’t active in the market runs the risk of becoming less and less relevant.

Hans Kuipers
Managing Director & Partner

Hans Kuipers leads Boston Consulting Group’s Industrial Goods and Strategy practices in Africa and is also active in the firm’s Technology, Media & Telecom practice. Hans is also a member of BCG’s global leadership team for Social Impact. 

Hans’ early work at BCG focused on helping clients in the telecommunications and private equity sectors. During his career he has acquired deep experience in consumer goods, health care, technology, and media. Recently, Hans has been working with clients in South Africa on social impact projects including providing support on a strategic plan for a private NPO business school, developing scenarios for the water future for a global non-profit institution, and designing and developing funding strategies for a non-profit educational organization. 

Prior to joining BCG, he was a partner with Accenture.


  • MA, economy, University of Groningen
  • MSc, chemical engineering, University of Groningen


  • Board member, Tshikululu Social Investments
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