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, and she is the lead for BCG’s automotive and mobility sector in North America.

Since joining BCG in 2006, Michelle has focused largely on the automotive industry, 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 Company.


  • 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