Meet Douglas Beal -
Douglas Beal

Douglas Beal

Partner and Director Boston Consulting Group (BCG)


Douglas Beal is a Partner in Boston Consulting Group's Social Impact Practice. He works with BCG's private sector clients to improve their total societal impact by leveraging their core business capabilities. Douglas ensures that positive social and environmental impact results in better financials and that companies receive credit from the capital markets.

He also works with institutional investors on their own efforts to build impact (and ESG considerations) into their strategies and portfolio decisions.

For 4 years prior, Douglas was the global leader of BCG's Economic Development Topic Area and the creator of BCG's "Sustainable Economic Development Assessment"‚Äč (SEDA), which has been used by many national government leaders to improve economic and socio-economic conditions.

He has more than 24 years of experience in advising the private sector, governments, and international development organizations in the United States, Asia, Eastern Europe, the Middle East, and Africa on strategy, organization and operations. Douglas worked with many governments on their national and regional development strategies.

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