Heinz Pley joined The Boston Consulting Group in February 2015. He has focused on the mining industry throughout his career. Heinz brings unique global expertise to BCG through more than 16 years of experience at a major competitor plus investment banking and principal investment experience in the mining sector.

Heinz leads mining efforts within the metals and mining sector. His primary geographical focus is North America, where he will work to further expand BCG’s footprint. Heinz's mining expertise and relationships are major assets to mining clients around the world.


  • Coleader of BCG’s metals and mining sector
  • Precious and base metals
  • Bulk commodities
  • Corporate strategy and finance
  • Market analysis and business unit strategy
  • Microeconomics of commodity markets
  • M&A and partnering
  • Due diligence


  • PhD, structural biology, Stanford University
Deep Expertise, Broad Experience