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Mia Kimani



Mia von Koschitzky Kimani joined The Boston Consulting Group in 2005 and was a key member of the team that opened the firm’s Johannesburg office in 2011. Mia has run projects across the continent from Angola to Egypt, Nigeria to Kenya, South Africa to Algeria. She works predominately in the consumer goods industry, but she has supported clients across a broad range of industries.

Mia is focused on helping MNCs expand their businesses in Africa, particularly through excellence en route to market in traditional and modern trade, Africa-appropriate product and service baskets, and an effective organizational set-up.

Mia's philosophy is, "Love what you do. Do what you love."

After completing her MBA at Harvard, Mia spent one year in charge of business development at East Africa's leading outsourcing BPO in Nairobi.

Areas of Expertise

  • Africa strategy
  • Go-to-market (GTM) in Africa
  • African product and service basket
  • African consumer insight
  • Africa localization and organizational setup

Honors and Awards

  • Scholar, German National Academic Foundation ('Deutsche Studienstiftung'), German Academic Exchange Service and Haniel Foundation


  • MBA, Harvard Business School
  • BA, University of St. Gallen
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