Julia Dhar leads Boston Consulting Group’s global behavioral insights initiatives BeSmart and Nudges at Scale, and is a Partner in the Boston office. Her TED talk “How to disagree productively and find common ground” has been viewed close to 5 million times. Her book “The Decision Maker’s Playbook” was published by the Financial Times in 2019, and is available in 4 languages. Her work has been published or featured in Harvard Business Review, Forbes, GQ, and NPR. She is deeply involved in the firm’s IP development on Impact Investing and the Future of Work, and previously served as the Private Secretary to the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance in New Zealand.
Julia holds a Masters in Public Policy from Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government and is passionate about building organizations and societies where people can be their best selves.