Partner & Associate Director, The Boston Consulting Group GmbH
Kirsten Rulf is a Partner and Associate Director in BCG’s Berlin Office. Until April 2023 she was the Head of Digital and Data Policy at the Federal Chancellery of Germany and senior advisor to former German Chancellor Angela Merkel and current Chancellor Olaf Scholz. During her time at the Federal Chancellery, she was responsible for negotiating the upcoming EU legislative frameworks on digital transformation, among them the EU AI Act, Data Act, Digital Services Act and Digital Markets Act. Prior to her time in government, Kirsten Rulf taught AI and Compliance at Harvard Law School and was a Fellow at Harvard’s Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society. In addition to her work at BCG, Kirsten Rulf now teaches at Yale University and is a 2023 UC Berkeley Tech Policy Fellow. She holds an MPP from Harvard Kennedy School, two M.A. degrees from Oxford University and was a 2022 Yale World Fellow.