Philipp Carlsson-Szlezak

Global Chief Economist, Boston Consulting Group

Philipp Carlsson-Szlezak is BCG's Global Chief Economist and a Managing Director and Partner in the firm's New York office. He leads the Center for Macroeconomics at the BCG Henderson Institute.

Philipp previously was Chief Economist at Sanford Bernstein (AllianceBernstein) where he covered the economy for institutional investors across the global asset management industry. Earlier in his career, he spent more than ten years advising financial institutions and governments at BCG, the OECD, and McKinsey & Company.

Philipp's research covers structural, cyclical, and firm-level themes, and he advises clients on both strategic and tactical global macro topics. He is a regular contributor to Harvard Business Review, Fortune, and other business publications.

Philipp has a B.Sc. in economics from LSE and a Ph.D. from the University of Oxford.

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