Dr. Thorsten Brackert is a core member of the Financial Institutions practice of Boston Consulting Group. He is part of BCG's global Retail Banking leadership team, and a core member of the firm’s People & Organization as well as Operations practices.

Thorsten has acquired deep expertise in strategy, organization, operational excellence, and transformational restructuring from working with clients in Germany, the Nordics, Europe, and North America. From a functional perspective, Thorsten focuses on operational excellence, including target operating model design and process optimization. From a segment perspective, he works primarily in retail banking, in particular end-to-end digitization and business and operating models of the future.

Thorsten joined BCG Frankfurt in 2001. During his career with the firm, he has worked in the Copenhagen office where he led the Nordic Financial Institutions practice, and in the Toronto office. Thorsten is driven by a desire to help financial-industry leaders boost the performance of their divisions and companies, by helping clients identify the key that unlocks maximum value.

Before joining BCG, Thorsten was a trainee with Deutsche Bank and a research assistant at the Department of Economics at the University of Ulm, Germany.


  • PhD, economics, University of Ulm
  • Diploma, economics, University of Würzburg
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