Michel Frédeau is a core member of the Energy, Social Impact, Insurance, and the People & Organization practices of Boston Consulting Group. He is also the global leader of BCG's climate and environment impact area. In his role role, Michel leads the firm's efforts to positively impact climate and the environment with corporations, investors, governments, and the social sector globally.

Since joining BCG in 1985, Michel has worked extensively with companies in the gas, oil, power, and renewables on a broad range of strategic, organizational, and operational issues. He has deep experience in the management of large programs in oil and gas, electricity, and aerospace. He also has lead numerous engagements with insurance clients.

Michel has worked with companies across industries on issues related to change management, including the role of the center, business unit structure, and support functions organization. He is also skilled in helping newly formed leadership teams operate in a company’s new organization structure.

Michel previously served as the head of BCG’s Paris office, a member of the BCG Executive Committee, leader of the firm’s global HR function, and leader of the Energy practice in France and Belgium.


  • MBA, Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania
  • Bachelor’s degree, Ecole Nationale de la Statistique et de l'Administration Economique