Michelle Andersen is a member of the Industrial Goods practice and a core member of the Operations practice at Boston Consulting Group. She is currently serving as head of the Detroit office.

Since joining BCG in 2006, Michelle has focused on the automotive sector, where she has deep expertise. She was a core member of the advisory team for the Presidential Task Force on the Auto Industry, 2008-2009.

Michelle has worked across the value chain with original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and tier one suppliers. She has led large-scale margin improvement efforts in the automotive sector and worked extensively in the aftermarket parts and service businesses.

Before joining BCG, Michelle worked at A.T. Kearny and Ford Motor.


  • Leads BCG’s Automotive & Mobility sector in North America
  • Improvement of aftermarket sales and service
  • Organization design
  • Manufacturing and supply chain management
  • Driving lean principles
  • Cost reduction and process improvement


  • MBA, University of Michigan Ross School of Business
  • MSc, manufacturing engineering, University of Michigan
  • BS, mechanical engineering, University of Michigan


  • M&A Atlas Award, Turnaround Consulting Firm of the Year, for work with the US Treasury on the Presidential Task Force on the Auto Industry
Deep Expertise, Broad Experience