Whitney Merchant is a core member of the Boston Consulting Group's Energy and Climate & Sustainability practices. She has extensive experience in strategy and transformation in Australia, Canada, and Central Asia/Asia Pacific. 

Whitney leads BCG’s East Coast gas and LNG team in Australia, as well as the firm's work on hydrogen and decarbonization for heavy emitters and hard-to-abate industries. She also leads BCG’s global Partnership on Untapped Reserves 2.0, which focused on unlocking the power of diversity and inclusion in the energy industry. She works with her clients to navigate their toughest strategic and commercial challenges—often through the use of advanced analytics—as well as through the delivery of major transformation programs. Her experience spans strategy, new business builds, net zero planning, complex data science models, capital delivery, opex improvement, and major operating model redesigns.

Before joining BCG, Whitney was a Business Development Analyst at Kinder Morgan Canada.


  • MBA and MSc, Environment, Resources, and Energy, Stanford University
  • BComm, with distinction, University of Calgary