The China miracle, as we might perhaps want to call it, was a price-driven event. And in this price-driven event we’ve adopted a ‘growth at all costs’ mindset.

Ross Middleton
Managing Director & Senior Partner

Ross Middleton joined The Boston Consulting Group in 2001. He is a core member of the firm's Industrial Goods, Operations, and People & Organization practices. He leads BCG's work in metals and mining in North America and leads the firm's Calgary office.

Ross works to increase BCG’s presence in the Calgary and Western Canada region by building long-lasting relationships with many of the region’s leading firms, the Alberta government, and key not-for-profit organizations in the local community. He has 20-plus years of experience in the mining and energy sectors.

Ross’s projects have included portfolio optimization (such as asset productivity, procurement, and lean-organization design), large-capital-project management and sustaining-capital optimization, and mine operational excellence.

He also has experience in the manufacturing, pharmaceuticals, and financial services arenas. Before joining BCG, Ross spent five years with North Ltd as a managing geologist. He played a principal role in establishing a new exploration office within West Africa and designing and implementing an exploration strategy for the region.


  • Leads BCG’s Calgary office
  • Leads BCG's work in North America in metals and mining
  • Energy
  • Industrial goods
  • Change management
  • Portfolio management
  • Mine operational excellence


  • MBA, Melbourne Business School
  • BSc, first-class honors, University of Melbourne


  • John Clemenger Memorial Prize, Melbourne Business School
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