Philipp Carlsson-Szlezak is Boston Consulting Group's Global Chief Economist. He also leads the Center for Macroeconomics at the BCG Henderson Institute.

Philipp was previously Chief Economist at Sanford C. Bernstein (AllianceBernstein) where he covered the economy and markets for institutional investors across the global asset management industry. Earlier in his career, he spent more than ten years advising financial institutions and governments at BCG, the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), and McKinsey & Company.

Philipp's research covers structural and cyclical themes, and he advises clients on both strategic and tactical macro questions. He is a regular contributor to Harvard Business Review, World Economic Forum Agenda, and other business publications. You can read Philipp’s latest thinking in his monthly column.


  • PhD University of Oxford
  • BSc London School of Economics
Philipp Carlsson-Szlezak