Rebecca Russell is a member of the leadership team for the global Industrial Goods practice and a core member of the Operations and People & Organization practices at Boston Consulting Group. She is also the Melbourne office lead. She has considerable experience in operational transformation and cost-out, leadership development, digital, and large-capital projects. She is currently the environmental, social, and governance (ESG) lead for industrials in Asia Pacific.

Rebecca advises her corporate and government clients on strategy, operational effectiveness, strategic and operational choices on climate action and energy transition, the best ways to invest in and deliver large CAPEX projects, and how to successfully drive large-scale change. She has spent the last ten years supporting her clients on all aspects of strategy, productivity, and transformation.

Prior to joining the firm, Rebecca was an executive in the Victorian Government's Department of Transport. She also worked in engineering and construction as a senior engineer and project manager with AECOM, and has held a number of board positions, including for Engineers Without Borders Australia and the School of Engineering at the University of Melbourne


  • MBA, Melbourne Business School, The University of Melbourne
  • BE (honors), civil engineering, The University of Melbourne
  • BSc, mathematics, The University of Melbourne