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Oscar Boldt-Christmas

Senior PartnerGothenburg

Works with healthcare and service company leaders on driving growth, transformational performance change, M&A, and service reconfiguration

Oscar is a leader of McKinsey’s Healthcare Practice in Europe with a deep passion for serving clients across the healthcare spectrum, including service providers, insurers, health-tech, medical products manufacturers, and pharmaceutical companies, working actively with companies and the investment actors.

He has served many of Europe’s leading companies and institutions on their strategies and operational transformations and has been an advisor to company management teams, boards, investors, healthcare regions, governments, and startups on topics around value-creation, operational improvements, M&A, digitalization, and analytics. Throughout his career, Oscar has also served clients in the Middle-East, Asia, and the Americas.

Outside of his client work, Oscar is a key driver in Forum För Omställning, a joint-industry platform for reskilling, and a principal of the Swedish Heart-Lung Foundation. He also serves on the boards of Generation PEP—a foundation initiated by the Swedish Crown Princess Couple on health for young people—and one of Sweden’s leading independent schools.

Oscar joined McKinsey’s London office in 2004 as an experienced hire.

Published work

Rethinking the in vitro diagnostic testing model in Europe,” McKinsey & Company, July 2023

Virtual hospitals could offer respite to overwhelmed health systems,” McKinsey & Company, May 2023

How keeping health a priority is a prescription for European prosperity,” McKinsey & Company, May 2021

Tid till vård ger vård i tid” [In Swedish], McKinsey & Company, July 2019

Effectiveness of different outreach strategies to identify individuals at high risk of diabetes in a heterogeneous population: a study in the Swedish municipality of Södertälje,” Volume 25, Number 18, Eur J Prev Cardiol, December 2018

The value of digital technology in Swedish healthcare,” McKinsey & Company, November 2016

Supply and demand strategies for lowering spending on hospitals,” Health International, 2010 Number 10, (PDF–872 KB)

Past Experience

OSI International
Business systems senior manager


Chalmers University of Technology
MSc, engineering physics

Gothenburg School of Economics and Commercial Law
BSc, business administration and marketing