Managing Director & Senior Partner; EMESA Regional Leader, Public Sector Practice
Joerg Hildebrandt leads Boston Consulting Group’s operations in the Middle East and is a member of the firm’s European management team. Joerg works with clients in the public sector and has advised senior leaders and board members of world-class organizations in the Middle East and globally on strategic transformations to deliver future success.
In his client engagements, Joerg seeks to unlock the full potential of large corporations and public sector institutions. He has deep expertise in large-scale transformations, strategy, operating models, digitization, marketing, organizational design, corporate governance, and change management. In addition to Joerg's commitment to his BCG clients, he has supported non-profit organizations and NGOs in their strategy development and execution.
Joerg is a co-author of the recent World Economic Forum and BCG publication on Green Public Procurement, which explores the impact of the purchasing power of the public sector on driving the green economy. Before joining BCG, Joerg was the managing partner of Oliver Wyman in the Middle East.
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