Katherine Phillips is an expert in carbon capture, and a core member of Boston Consulting Group’s Energy practice. She helps utilities clients achieve large-scale change with strategic operational improvements, and new (digital) initiatives. She is also active in the Social Impact practice at the firm.

Before joining BCG in 2019, Katherine was a scientist in chemistry/chemicals, materials, and engineering, studying nanomaterials fabrication and carbon capture and conversion.


  • PhD, chemistry, Harvard University
  • ScB, mathematics and chemistry, Brown University
  • Post-doctoral work, chemical engineering and materials science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
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