Karolien Gielen joined The Boston Consulting Group in 2007. She is a core member of BCG's Insurance practice, specializing in digital transformation and innovation, data analytics, and core insurance process optimization (underwriting and claims).

In 2012, on secondment, Karolien worked as an advisor for the Belgian Vice Prime Minister and helped to design the government strategy for second pillar pensions, as well as serving as a core advisor for the “state aide” financial files during the financial crises.


  • BA, summa cum laude, University of Brussels