Peter Tollman


Senior Partner, Managing Director, and BCG Fellow, Boston Consulting Group


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Peter is the leader of BCG's CEO Advisory Practice.  He has counseled many leaders–including CEOs of major corporations–during critical moments in their careers. He is the former leader of the firm's People & Organization practice in the Americas and of its Global Biopharmaceuticals Sector.

Peter has been a BCG Fellow since 2014.  His research focuses on organizational effectiveness to improve performance and competitiveness through an approach called Smart Simplicity. He has implemented this method in partnership with numerous organizations spanning regions, industries, and sectors. With Yves Morieux, Peter co-authored the book Six Simple Rules: How to Manage Complexity without Getting Complicated, which describes the principles of Smart Simplicity and illustrates how companies can thrive in today's complex marketplace.

Peter sits on the board of governors of the Jerusalem Academy of Music and Dance at the Hebrew University and is a trustee of the Walnut Hill School for the Arts.

At the House, he will be part of a session on play, examining how the principles of the beautiful game apply to business.