Matteo Coppola is the global practice leader for Risk & Compliance at Boston Consulting Group. He has worked with clients in a variety of industries and geographies on topics including credit risk, compliance risk, cybersecurity, climate risk, scenario planning, operational resilience, business continuity, and the risks associated with emerging technologies.

Matteo believes in a proactive approach to risk management, regulatory changes, scenario planning, and risk anticipation. He is experienced in the management of financial and geopolitical risks as well as crisis management, and has successfully led a number of complex transformation programs at banks and insurers, with an emphasis on credit, liquidity, and operations risk management. He also has significant experience working with regulators and central banks.

He is a strong advocate of environmental, social, and governance (ESG) programs, sustainability, and climate change, embedding climate risk and sustainable finance in transformation programs. He helps clients adapt responsibly, create value, and effectively mitigate associated risks in the fast-changing ESG regulatory and compliance landscape. He actively leads and participates in research and thought leadership within BCG and with higher education institutions to advance the development of risk management and compliance practices in the 21st century.

Prior to joining BCG, Matteo was Director of Centralized Sales at HSBC in the US. He returned to Europe in 2007 to join BCG and established the multidisciplinary Risk Management & Compliance team based in Milan.


  • MBA, second-year honors, Harvard Business School
  • BSc, cum laude, mechanical engineering, Polytechnic University of Milan