BCG expert for circular economy/waste management
Summary relevant experience
Leader of BCG's worldwide Green Energy and Sustainability Sector
Experience in Circular economy, waste management as well gasification and recycling technologies for multiple players along the value chain
Dr. Holger Rubel joined the Frankfurt office of BCG in 1997. He is a core-member of the Energy and Industrial Goods practices. He is leading BCG's worldwide Green Energy Sector and is also leading the global sustainability initiative at BCG.
Relevant BCG experience
Holger leads the Circular Economy topic within BCG, thus covering technology aspects (e.g. gasification, pyrolysis for equipment players), waste value chain elements like waste collection, handling/sorting, processing/re-use and related business models (e.g. large global study on plastics waste for an US-based Chemical major) as well as recycling value stream analysis (e.g. for a leading US-based winery on bottle recycling, and for European state owned recycling company).
In his role he oversees and coordinates various topics and topic leaders. Holger has broad experience in circular economy on a global basis having worked across geographies in Americas, Europe and Asia. He also has deep experience along the value chain for those topics starting from equipment manufacturers, OEMs, project developers, utilities, independent energy service companies as well as investors.
Prior experience and education
Holger studied Physics and Mathematics at the University of Cambridge and Heidelberg University. He holds a M.Phil. degree from the University of Cambridge and a doctorate in Semiconductor Technology from the Max Planck Institute in Stuttgart. He completed part of his studies in economics and technology management at the University of Stuttgart.