Jan Philipp Bender is a core member of Boston Consulting Group’s Industrial Goods practice and Center for Digital in Industrials, primarily advising companies in materials and process industries, focusing on metals and mining. He leads BCG's global work in material and process industries.

Since joining BCG in 2009, Jan Philipp has worked with a wide range of materials and process industry clients to address key issues related to strategy, innovation, commercial excellence, organizational redesign, and large-scale change. He has helped numerous companies identify new business models, reengineer business processes using digital technologies, and restructure their portfolios.

Jan Philipp’s industry focus has been on mining, metals and chemicals; he also has expertise working with major companies in the consumer goods sectors, as well as with social impact organizations.

Before joining BCG, Jan Philipp was a teaching and research assistant at the University of Munich.


  • PhD, Economics, University of Munich
  • Visiting PhD, Oxford University
  • MPhil, Economics, Cambridge University
  • BSc, Economics, London School of Economics
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