Owen Metcalf joined The Boston Consulting Group in 2012 in Johannesburg. He transferred to the US in 2015. Owen is a lead member of the West Coast Energy practice, focusing on the oil and gas sector.

Owen is currently concentrating on AI and robotics in oilfield services, as well as their broader industrial applications. His recent work at BCG includes leading a digital innovation and go-to-market strategy for a new PAAS/SAAS offering based on “digital twin” technology in the oilfield services sector. He also developed a growth strategy for an integrated EPCI player, focusing on geo-markets in Europe, Africa, and the Americas—including detailed market entry, asset strategy, and business case plans. Owen has worked on many large-scale transformation and cost management projects for electric utilities and oil and gas upstream business units.

Before he came to the firm, Owen worked as an engineer for a company in Cape Town, South Africa, where he headed the testing and development department for high-performance engines.


  • MSc, mechanical engineering, University of Cape Town
  • MBA, University of Cape Town Graduate School of Business
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