Partner and Managing Director, The Boston Consulting Group
Nicholas Goad is a Partner and Managing Director in the Washington, DC office of The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) where he has been a management consultant for over eleven years. Nicholas has also worked abroad in the London office and the Sydney office where he was the 2007 ambassador.
As an active member of the global leadership team for the firm’s LGBT Network, Nicholas heads the People Development Initiative. This initiative received The Human Rights Campaign’s 2011 Award for Workplace Equality Innovation for BCG’s “holistic approach to career development and affiliation.” That award is in addition to BCG’s seventh consecutive perfect 100% rating from the Human Rights Campaign on its Corporate Equality Index, which measures workplace equality for LGBT employees.
In recent years, Nicholas has focused his client practice at BCG on the Retail, Lodging, and Consumer industries including pricing, growth strategy, digital, go-to-market, consumer insights, and cost reduction topics. He has particular expertise leading pricing transformation efforts in multiple retail channels and is the Global Topic Leader for Retail Pricing & Promotions and member of the Retail leadership team. In the office, Nicholas leads the Local Marketing Committee.
In the community, Nicholas serves on the Governing Board for Arena Stage, a company devoted to American theater. He was also a volunteer teacher at Byte Back, an organization that provides computer literacy training to improve employment readiness in underserved communities.
Nicholas holds a B.S. magna cum laude in Finance and Public Policy & Management from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania with minors in Mathematics and French. He also studied at École de Management and Université de Lyon II in Lyon, France.