Senior Executive Advisor, Strategy& Middle East
Ulrich Koegler is a Senior Executive Advisor with Strategy& and a member of the firm’s Industrial Manufacturing and Automotive practice in the Middle East.
He primarily supports clients in the surface transport, postal and logistics, aviation, and maritime industries, as well as in the infrastructure sector. The functional focus of his work in recent years has been on strategy development, strategic planning, restructuring and turnaround, operations, mergers and acquisitions, and post-merger integration.
He has also worked extensively on a broad range of topics — such as marketing and sales, finance and controlling, and organization — for transportation clients and government authorities, as well as for investment houses in Europe, the Middle East, and North America.
In addition to his client work, Ulrich has authored studies including “Putting GCC transportation and logistics in the driver’s seat: Technologies for business transformation”, “Tech-enabled transport: Building smarter transportation networks in the GCC”, and “Trucking to the future: How GCC governments can open the road for autonomous trucks”.
He joined Strategy& in 2005. Before arriving at the firm, he was a vice president at Deutsche Bahn (German railways) for three years and prior to that spent five years at McKinsey & Company.
Ulrich holds a diploma in physics from the University of Göttingen in Germany, and a Ph.D. in physics from the University of Düsseldorf.