Per-Ola Karlsson

Per-Ola Karlsson


Based in Dubai, Per-Ola Karlsson is a Senior Partner with 25 years of consulting experience. His main areas of expertise include strategy formulation, organization development, corporate center design and governance. In addition, he frequently supports companies in the areas of change management and people capabilities

Mr. Karlsson previously led the firm’s Organization, Change and Leadership practice on both a European and global basis. He has extensively served clients across Europe and the Middle East within energy and utilities, telecommunications, transportation, and automotive/manufacturing. He has also served investment companies and private equity firms extensively. Mr. Karlsson has previously served as a member of the Board of Directors of the former Booz & Company.

Prior to joining the firm, Per-Ola worked at the consulting firm McKinsey & Company. Per-Ola has an MBA from INSEAD, France, an M.Sc. in systems engineering from Case Western Reserve University, USA, and an M.Sc. in engineering physics from the Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden.

Per-Ola has a strong passion for nature around the world and all it has to offer. He spends much of his free time in the Stockholm archipelago where he enjoys fishing, boating and other water sports with his family and friends.