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Financial Institutions

Leveraging Digital Advances in Capital Markets

Philippe Morel explains how the emergence of digital capabilities such as blockchain technology and crowdfunding present more than just a threat to investment banks—they present an opportunity.

Philippe Morel is an expert on capital markets and risk management, leads BCG's Principal Investors & Private Equity practice in Europe, and is a core member of the firm's Organization practice. Philippe chaired BCG's Audit and Risk Committee from 2009 to 2015, and has served on the leadership team of the Financial Institutions practice.

Philippe has 25 years of experience in financial services across the European markets, particularly in advising banks and financial institutions on their strategies, and in organization and change management, specifically wholesale banking, capital markets, and asset management. He has contributed to BCG's thought leadership program for more than ten years and has written extensively on financial services.

Philippe was an original author of BCG's annual Global Asset Management report and has cowritten the Global Capital Markets series since its launch in 2012. He also writes a guest column for Financial News. Before joining BCG, Philippe worked for Société Générale London in its credit department and for Goldman Sachs London in its global finance department.

Areas of Expertise

  • Capital markets
  • Private Equity
  • Risk and asset management
  • Organization and change management
  • E-commerce
  • Cost and control
  • Derivatives
  • Client centricity
  • Corporate development


  • MSc, HEC Paris
  • MBA, Harvard University

Honors and Awards

  • Member, Consultative Working Group of the European Securities and Markets Authority's Financial Innovation Standing Committee
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