BCG promotes Joe Butler and Koen Alfrink to partner

17 November 2020 1 min. read
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Global strategy consulting firm The Boston Consulting Group has promoted two of its senior advisors – Joe Butler and Koen Alfrink – to managing director and partner.

Joe Butler has been with consulting firm worked on a range of strategy and operational improvement topics. He is a member of BCG’s Energy & Operations practices, and has advised more than a dozen Australian energy companies, electricity and gas networks. He also has extensive experience with public sector and industrial clients.

The 36-year-old, who works out of BCG's Melbourne office, specialises in portfolio and growth strategy, organisation and process redesign, post-merger integration, large capital project management, and procurement.

Prior to joining the strategic consultancy, Butler worked as a structural engineer at Pitt & Sherry, a policy advisor at the Cape York Institute for Policy & Research, and a member of the senior management team at Cricket Australia.

Joe Butler and Koen Alfrink, Partner, BCG

Also appointed to an equity-owning partner is Koen Alfrink, a 37-year-old who is originally from the Netherlands. He joined Boston Consulting Group straight from university in 2010, serving the firm’s offices in Melbourne and Amsterdam. He relocated to Australia in the summer of 2015, and has since been a member of BCG’s Financial Services practice.

Alfrink advises mainly retail and corporate banks on strategy, organisation and financial management.

Commenting on their promotion, BCG’s Melbourne office leader Rebecca Russell took to LinkedIn to pen, “We’re incredibly proud to be celebrating the promotion of Joe and Koen. In stepping into these roles, they will continue to bring BCG’s deep expertise and insight to our clients in Melbourne, around Australia and across the world.”

Nationally, BCG is led by managing partner for Australia and New Zealand Anthony Roediger.