Erik Nyheim is core member of the Industrial Goods practice and an expert in global shipping and maritime at Boston Consulting Group. He rejoined the firm in 2019, having previously worked at BCG from 2000 to 2005. 

Erik leads large-scale improvement, transformation, turnaround, M&A, and strategy development projects for his BCG clients. He has experience in car- and roll-on/roll-off shipping, as well as shipping IPOs, shipping strategy, venture in global maritime, large-scale improvement programs for Nordic industrial companies, and strategy in Nordic industrial and consumer companies. 

Erik previously held several leadership positions at Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics in Norway.


  • MSc, Norwegian School of Economics, with exchange to Hautes Ecole Commeriales
  • Officer training from the Royal Norwegian Naval Academy and the Junior Officer School