Managing Director & Senior Partner, Middle East
Worldwide, more than 200 million people are out of a job and looking for work. There are 100 million job positions open and waiting to be filled. Disconnect? The process unemployed people have to go through has been mainly unchanged for the past 20 years.
Dr. Alexander Tuerpitz is a member of the Center for Digital Government at Boston Consulting Group. He joined the firm in 2000 and has worked on projects in Europe, the US, and Asia. Since 2007 he has been part of the firm’s Middle East office, and since 2010, one of the lead partners of BCG's newly opened Riyadh branch. He is a core group member of the Technology Advantage, the Industrial Goods, Public Sector, Operations, and People & Organization practices, specializing in labor, employment, and social services.
Alex’s experience covers business strategy projects, new business developments, organization redesign, economic development, nationalization, and policy development for Middle East governments.
Skillful in making policy and implementing government programs, Alex is BCG's global leader for labor markets and welfare and a topic expert on employment and workforce, workforce policies, and government interventions. In his TED Talk on employment, Alex shared his success with a novel unemployment program in Saudi Arabia.