Managing Director & Senior Partner
Pia Tischhauser leads Boston Consulting Group's global Insurance practice and serves on the firm's Executive Committee. She has worked internationally for almost two decades across three continents and out of BCG's offices in Chicago, London, and Zurich.
She has been working with management teams of large international and local insurers, brokers, reinsurers, and regulators. She was formerly the Global Leader of BCG’s Insurance practice 2015 – 2021.
She has played a key role in expanding BCG's footprint in insurance in the US, London, and throughout Europe and has collaborated closely with international insurers in Asia, Latin America, and the Middle East, bringing to bear BCG’s expertise in corporate development, strategy, digital, and global advantage.
Pia has advised numerous worldwide financial services clients on a broad range of strategic questions, including market opportunity assessment, digital/industry disruption, cost reduction, risk and performance management, portfolio reviews, post-merger integration, and divestiture. Moreover, she has led project teams on topics such as customer centricity, UW excellence, advanced data analytics, client retention, and loyalty improvement programs.
Pia also leads BCG’s regional Remuneration and Officer Development Committee. Before joining the firm, she worked as a financial analyst in investment banking and as a research assistant.
To achieve the climate targets of the Paris Agreement, Switzerland must invest 140 billion Swiss francs by 2030. But the investments will result in numerous benefits for early adopters.
Insurers globally must define an integrated strategy that will allow them to pick up the pace of transition to net zero within their own business and across their spheres of influence.
Das Schweizer Gesundheitswesen ist im internationalen Vergleich qualitativ hochwertig, es gehört aber auch zu den teuersten. Die Gesundheitsausgaben sind in den vergangenen 20 Jahren um fast 80 Prozent und damit nahezu doppelt so stark gestiegen wie das Bruttoinlandsprodukt mit einem Wachstum von 40 Prozent. Und wenn sich die aktuelle Entwicklung so fortsetzt, könnten sich die Gesundheitsausgaben bis 2040 verdoppeln.
BCG’s Insurance Global Leader, Pia Tischhauser, is in Japan to find out more about the Japanese approach to agile transformation with Yohei Takabe, BCG’s APAC Insurance Leader. Yohei explains that now that many Japanese insurers are under pressure to make decisions quickly, they are focusing on picking up agile. Yohei highlights a few misunderstandings that these insurers have about agile and describes what can be achieved when agile is correctly implemented. Filmed as part of the Pia Tischhauser on the Road series.
Distribution in insurance might be one of those areas where all signs point to a shift in the market dynamics. Traditional players need to find their place in this changing landscape – and technology, data, and analytics provide them with just the right tools to do so.
Companies that embrace AI at scale, expand their digital platforms, and optimize their distribution economics will emerge from the COVID-19 crisis stronger.
It takes hard work—and a transformational mindset—to grow in the mature and competitive insurance marketplace.
Inga Beale, a former competitive rugby player and the first female CEO of Lloyd’s of London, talks about the future of the insurance market, her reverse mentor, and what it takes to propel a 330-year-old institution into the digital age.
With a dearth of flexible work models in Switzerland, many educated women don’t return to work after having children—and the Swiss economy suffers from their absence.
Half of all insurance transactions fail to create value. Companies can tip the scales with rigorous strategy and target analysis, strong deal execution, and effective post-merger integration.
The 300-year-old London Insurance Market confronts a historic tipping point as globalization and competition in local markets erode its £60 billion global share and imperil its role as the preeminent international hub, according to a joint study commissioned by the London Market Group and conducted by BCG.