“Consulting is a role, not a job.”

Marvin Bower

Meier Consulting is a consulting boutique with a focus on strategy and process optimi­zation projects as well as sustainability, mainly in the pharma and medtech industries.

I also serve on corporate boards.

These criteria characterize me and my work

  • Result-oriented
    Analytical depth and clear focus on deliverables
  • Experienced
    Respected and sought after as sparring partner and confi­dante with an ear for the market
  • Personalized
    All problem-solving tailored to customer and company needs
  • Flexible
    Stringent yet agile project-management with a broad methodological portfolio
  • Creative
    A high level of crea­tivity coupled with out-of-the-box thinking

What I offer

Consulting is partnering at eye’s level.

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Project lead

I head and drive your project in a structured and controlled manner towards decision-making.

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Methodological breadth

With the McKinsey toolkit of methodologies and formats serving as base, I then tailor your project approach.

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Senior advisor

I also serve as sparring and thought partner as well as trusted con­fi­­dante to leaders as well as to company boards.

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Rolling up my sleeves, I also work on dedi­­cated tasks, also drawing on a wide network of partners and experts.


Confidentiality is an absolute must.

Strategic and conceptual projects

  • Global healthcare investment fund:
    Development of growth strategy incl. key account management and product market strategy for recently purchased portfolio company
  • Global medical device manufacturer:
    Market entry strategies Japan and China incl. launch dedicated sales
  • European mobility provider:
    Project lead for authori­zation of operating licence for first autono­mous shuttle on German public roads
  • European service company:
    Concept for launch and management of network of child­care centres in Germany

Process optimization projects

  • Global medical device manufacturer:
    Project lead for cross-divisional harmoni­zation of complaint processes incl. roll-out in 69 countries
  • Global pharma player, German subsidiary:
    Develop­ment of a systematic process to posi­tively impact the evaluation and reimburse­ment processes
  • Global medical device manufacturer:
    Definition of functional und technical require­ments for an optimized demand-planning tool

Projects with an
organizational focus

  • Global pharma player:
    Organiza­tional restructuring of internal processes and structures to develop the value dossiers
  • Global medical device manu­facturer:
    Concept, launch and continuing manage­ment of a worldwide Marketing & Sales Advisory Board
  • “University of Excellence”:
    Co-founding of a PPP (public private partner­ship) Master Programme, lecturer, and lead of student consulting programme

About me

  • Four languages spoken: German, English, French, Japanese (Winner of the EU / Sir Peter Parker Award for Spoken Business Japanese)
  • Majored in comparative literature in Mayence, Paris and Tokyo
  • Master of Business Administra­tion (M.B.A.) at the Wharton School of Business, Philadelphia
  • In leading positions at European media firms (RTL Tele­vision, RM Associates, La Cinq)
  • McKinsey & Company, Munich
  • Co-Founder of Hamburg Media School (University Hamburg) in 2002, lecturer
  • Founding of Meier Consulting in 2003
  • Chairwoman of the Board at Deallus Consulting, London (HQ)
  • Chairwoman Economic Council at SkF Berlin e.V.
  • Volunteer coordinator for shelters of homeless and refugees in Berlin


Meier Consulting
Ulrike Meier (Founder and CEO)
Altenberger Weg 30
13156 Berlin, Germany

Tel: +49 162 988 2764
E-Mail: management@umeier-consulting.com
LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/ulrike-meier/