Public Sector

Helping improve the lives of citizens worldwide

We help the world's leading public sector institutions solve their most pressing management challenges.

Our people

Andres Cadena

Senior Partner, Bogotá
Champions Latin America’s economic development and applies his financial and strategic expertise in his work with the region’s public and private...

Eoin Daly

Senior Partner, Kuala Lumpur
Leads our Public Sector and Social Sector Practices in Asia, advising companies and governments on delivering performance transformations.

André Dua

Senior Partner, New York
Provides strategic counsel to media and technology companies, state and local governments, and educational institutions

Andrew Grant

Senior Partner, Singapore
Advises government entities on strategy—particularly in Asia—with a focus on economic development, civil-service reform, health care,...

Vivian Riefberg

Senior Partner, Washington, D.C.
Leads our Public Sector Practice in the Americas; draws on her expertise in government and healthcare to help state and federal agencies and...

Impact stories

A defense agency strengthens its governance and performance management

To ensure successful execution of its five-year strategy, a US defense agency designed and developed a new governance structure... and performance-management system.

A European defense ministry revamps its logistics strategy and operations

With a streamlined end-to-end logistics process, a defense ministry reduced costs without sacrificing the quality of its armed... forces’ operational capabilities.

A hospital system improves both patient care and employee satisfaction

New quality and efficiency standards made measurable differences in patient outcomes and nursing-staff morale across a national... military hospital network.

A large US agency rallies employees around a new strategic plan

In the process of developing a new strategic plan, a government agency unified a fragmented organization and reenergized its teams.

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