John Gooch is the Regional Health Care lead for Europe, Middle East, South America, and Africa (EMESA) at Boston Consulting Group. He joined BCG in London in 1996 and has also spent time working in the New York and Paris offices.

John specializes in driving large programs focused on commercial and operational effectiveness, as well as setting up program management offices and systems.

He has broad experience in the global pharmaceutical sector, where his client engagements have covered R&D, operations, and commercial topics—particularly working with first-line leaders on both manufacturing and sales teams. He has also supported numerous post-merger integrations in the pharmaceutical industry.

In addition, John has led work with some of the world's leading hospitals inside and outside the National Health Service, and he has significant experience in consumer health care.


  • PhD, Trinity College, Cambridge
  • MEng, first class honors, Imperial College London


  • Scholarship, ICI
  • Scholarship, Royal Academy of Engineering