Jesper Nielsen leads Boston Consulting Group’s Social Impact practice and the firm's business in M&A and post-merger integration in Western Europe, South America, and Africa. 

Jesper specializes in value creation strategy and M&A topics across the complete life cycle of the transaction, including divestitures and carve-out preparation, commercial buy- and sell-side due diligence, synergy assessment and postmerger integration, and day one planning. He also has significant experience in takeover defense. 

Jesper has been involved in more than 50 transactions and several large-scale PMIs. He has led a number of transformations and cost-reduction programs in sectors such as industrial products, consumer and retail, and health care.


  • Leads BCG’s M&A and post-merger integration topic in Western Europe, South America, and Africa
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Post-merger integration
  • Operation transformation programs
  • Commercial and strategic due diligence
  • 100-day programs
  • Divestiture preparation
  • Private equity


  • MBA, Copenhagen Business School and Kellogg School of Management
  • BS, Copenhagen Business School
Deep Expertise, Broad Experience