BCG Henderson Institute

Our BHI team is made up of leading thinkers from a diversity of backgrounds spanning economics, biology, philosophy, technology, engineering and more. Explore our team, their areas of expertise and reach out to connect with us!


Our BHI leadership team is dedicated to supporting, inspiring, and guiding upstream innovation at BCG and managing the BHI team. This group ensures maximum impact, from setting a holistic research agenda and priorities to providing guidance on core research projects.

Philipp Carlsson-Szlezak

BCG Global Chief Economist, Managing Director and Partner

Laura Geller

Executive Editor

David He

Global Co-Leader, BHI China

Jim Hemerling

Global Leader, BHI People & Organization

Nikolaus Lang

Global Leader, BCG Henderson Institute

Martin Reeves

Chairman, BCG Henderson Institute

Fang Ruan

Global Co-Leader, BHI China

Amanda Wikman

BHI Global Operations Senior Director

David Young

Global Leader, Center for Climate & Sustainability

BHI Fellows

Our most accomplished BCG thought leaders are nominated as BHI Fellows and are supported over a multiyear period to develop and disseminate an innovative idea that they believe will create value for business leaders.

Antti Belt

Fellow, How Every CEO Can Become a Trader

Julia Dhar

Fellow, Science-based Approach to Human-centric Change

Sagar Goel

Fellow, Reskilling In the Age of AI

Abhishek Gupta

Fellow, Augmented Collective Intelligence

Masaki Hamura

Fellow, Future of Cities

Daniel Kuepper

Fellow, Factory of the Future

External Contributors

BHI collaborates with external experts for specific topic expertise, as well as cross-pollination from a wide range of disciplines. In addition to deep collaborations with select thought leaders, the network includes practitioners, academic scholars, and researchers.

Sir Roy Anderson

Chairman at ORIOLE GLOBAL HEALTH LIMITED Professor of Infectious Disease Epidemiology in the School of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine and Director of the Centre for Neglected Tropical Disease Research at Imperial College London

Claus Dierksmeier

Professor of Globalization Ethics at University of Tübingen

Michael G. Jacobides

Sir Donald Gordon Professor of Entrepreneurship and Innovation; Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship at London Business School

Alan Iny

Partner & Director, Creativity & Scenarios, BCG

Georg Kell

Chairman of the Board at Arabesque

Tim Leberecht

Co-Founder and Co-CEO at House of Beautiful Business

Simon Levin

James S. McDonnell Distinguished University Professor in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology; Director, Center for BioComplexity at Princeton University

BHI Ambassadors

Ambassadors are BCG emerging thought leaders selected from the firm’s offices around the world to drive research topics and support BHI research teams, typically on a one year rotational program.

Deborah Bendennoun

Ambassador, Strategy Lab

Etienne Cavin

Ambassador, Tech & Biz Lab

Ramsay Collins

Ambassador, Strategy Lab

Adam Costarino

Ambassador, Center for Climate & Sustainability

Lukas Ferner

Ambassador, Science-based Approach to Human-centric Change

Gabrielle Giessen

Ambassador, Future of Work

Barbora Havelkova

Ambassador, Strategy Lab

Philip Jameson

Ambassador, Science of Change

Riccarda Joas

Ambassador, Tech & Biz Lab

Adam Job

Director, Strategy Lab

Jan Nordemann

Ambassador, Factory of the Future

Namrata Rajagopal

Ambassador, Tech & Biz Lab

BHI Researchers

Our BHI researchers are full-time dedicated to BHI and serve specialist content roles ranging from Economists to Data Scientists

Matthew Vegari

Economist, Center for Macroeconomics

Operations & Marketing

BHI’s operations and marketing team drives the distribution and dissemination of BHI content for maximum impact and supports our research teams in the day to day operations of BHI.

Laura Geller

Executive Editor

Tania Lekhraj

BHI Marketing Coordinator

Li Li Perrot

Executive Assistant and Team Coordinator

Vaidahi Singhal

Global Operations Manager

Andras Szabadi

Global Marketing Director

Amanda Wikman

BHI Global Operations Senior Director