Paul Beswick is a Partner and co-Head of Oliver Wyman Labs. In his more than two decades with Oliver Wyman, Paul has worked in a range of sectors including retail, transportation, telecom, and consumer goods. The common thread in Paul’s work has been his passion for delivering sustainable answers to his clients’ toughest problems. He develops robust solutions that embed the best of Oliver Wyman’s intellectual capacity in easy-to-use tools, so that our impact continues long after the conclusion of our engagement.
Prior to his current role, Paul headed our North American Retail Practice. Retaining a professional interest in the area, Paul still writes extensively on retail strategy and continues to work with longtime clients on retail strategy and category management.
A New Zealand-born transplanted Brit, Paul lives in the Boston area, where he takes full advantage of easy access to the mountains and to the sea for skiing and sailing. He is enjoying teaching his daughters the art of a well-executed gybe and instilling a passionate support for the All Blacks.
Paul holds an MA (first class) in chemical engineering from Cambridge University.