Hans-Paul Bürkner is Chairman Emeritus of the Boston Consulting Group. He was previously President and Chief Executive from 2003 to 2012. Before becoming the firm’s CEO, he was head of BCG’s global Financial Services practice, Chair of the Practice Areas, and a member of the Executive Committee. As CEO, Hans-Paul has driven BCG's expansion by geography, industries and functions. Among others, he has established the Social Impact Initiative and the Public Sector Practice. He has counted among his clients many of the world’s leading companies and public entities during his more than 40 years at BCG. Hans-Paul studied economics, business administration, and Chinese, receiving a Diploma from the University of Bochum, an MA from Yale University, and a DPhil from the University of Oxford, where he was a Rhodes Scholar.
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