Ana Kreacic
Chief Operating Officer, Oliver Wyman Forum; Partner, Chief Knowledge Officer, Oliver Wyman

Ana Kreacic is a Partner at Oliver Wyman, the Chief Knowledge Officer of Oliver Wyman Group, and the Chief Operating Officer of the Oliver Wyman Forum. As the first person to hold these roles, Ana leads Oliver Wyman’s research, knowledge management, collaboration, and innovation efforts. She also has operating responsibility for the Oliver Wyman Forum. Ana forges connections with thought leaders and ideas outside of Oliver Wyman to develop high impact solutions for business problems, with a team that spans 16 locations worldwide.

Beyond her current experience, Ana spent over a decade advising clients in North America and Europe in the areas of strategy, offer development, and new business startups in technology and communications. She also spent two years helping integrate Oliver Wyman’s businesses. Before joining Oliver Wyman, Ana worked in economic and regulatory consulting in telecommunications and information technology.

Ana has built a reputation for developing compelling strategies and building effective teams that can manage through change to achieve results. She is passionate about women’s initiatives, mentoring, refugee and immigrant causes, and education. She is the Executive Sponsor of the Women of Oliver Wyman (WOW) Employee Resource Group and sits on Oliver Wyman’s Global Inclusion & Diversity Council.

Ana is also on the board of Upwardly Global, a non-profit focused on eliminating employment barriers and integrating skilled immigrants and refugees in the professional US workforce, and the Stamford Symphony Orchestra. Having lived across the globe, she is fluent in five languages. Ana holds a B.A. in economics from the University of Maryland and an MBA from the Wharton School.

Regulation

Europe Lays Down an AI Marker

The EU Commission’s AI proposal recognizes the importance of data governance and stewardship. Other countries may follow its lead.
Douglas J. Elliott, Lisa Quest, Larissa De Lima, Ana Kreacic, Lorenzo Miláns del Bosch
Douglas J. Elliott
Partner, Oliver Wyman
Doug is a Partner who focuses on the intersection of public policy and finance. He meets with hundreds of senior policymakers and executives each year to explore the future of the financial sector. These conversations fuel numerous papers and speeches. He is fascinated by the role of data in transforming finance and is an evangelist for the importance of devising rules of the road for data usage that spur innovation while protecting rights and balancing other social objectives. Prior to Oliver Wyman, he was a Scholar at the Brookings Institution, a Visiting Scholar at the International Monetary Fund, and a financial institutions investment banker. He graduated from Harvard College and Duke University.
Douglas.Elliott@oliverwyman.com
Lisa Quest
Partner, Oliver Wyman
Lisa is a Partner and Co-Head of Anti-Financial Crime for Europe, Middle East and Africa, who advises senior government officials on a broad range of issues, including regulation and supervision, organizational design and effectiveness. She has significant experience working with data in public sector transformational change and is fascinated by the ways it can be used to predict behavior and to build previously unimaginable new infrastructure. Lisa is also an Academic Fellow with the London School of Economics Centre for Risk and Regulation, focusing on the development of technology regulation. She is an active triathlete and on the board of the Best Beginning charity. She graduated from Western University and the London School of Economics.
Lisa.Quest@oliverwyman.com
Larissa De Lima
Fellow, Oliver Wyman Forum
Larissa is a Fellow with the Oliver Wyman Forum, focused on the Future of Data. Prior to joining the Forum, she worked as a consultant for Oliver Wyman where she advised financial services clients on adapting to technological and regulatory change. She’s an avid reader and enjoys writing speculative fiction short stories. Larissa has an MPP and MBA from Harvard. While pursuing her BA in computer science, she conducted research in artificial intelligence and computational neuroscience.
larissa.delima@oliverwyman.com
Ana Kreacic
Chief Operating Officer, Oliver Wyman Forum; Partner, Chief Knowledge Officer, Oliver Wyman
Ana is the Chief Knowledge Officer of the Oliver Wyman Group, the Chief Operating Officer of the Oliver Wyman Forum and a Co-leader of the New York office. She advises clients in areas of strategy, offer development, and new business start-ups. Ana’s work focuses on the opportunities, uncertainties, and challenges stemming from rapidly changing data and business landscapes. She regularly convenes senior leaders to explore these complicated issues. Ana also is passionate about education, mentoring, immigrant issues, and women’s advancement initiatives, and serves on multiple boards, including Upwardly Global and the Stamford Symphony Orchestra. She graduated from the University of Maryland and the Wharton School.
Ana.Kreacic@oliverwyman.com
Lorenzo Miláns del Bosch
Partner, Oliver Wyman
Lorenzo has been a Partner with Oliver Wyman for 20 years, working in the telecommunications space. He has advised some of the world leading companies in strategy, marketing, and commercial and public policy topics. Working on numerous big data and artificial intelligence-related projects has shown Lorenzo that data could be an asset and driving force of transformation for companies. At the same time, data is at the core of numerous public policy discussions. Lorenzo wants to help find the proper and dynamic equilibrium between the potential of data to create economic value and social wealth, on the one hand, and individual rights to privacy and identity, on the other. Before joining Oliver Wyman, Lorenzo was a Director with the National Economic Research Associates. Lorenzo is an avid reader of philosophy and mathematics and an ever-learning aficionado of jazz guitar. He holds a PhD in theoretical physics and a MSc in innovation management.
Lorenzo.MilansDelBosch@oliverwyman.com
Coronavirus

Data-Sharing in the Time of Coronavirus

Pandemic shines light on privacy and attitudes toward sharing personal health information for the public good.
Douglas J. Elliott, Ana Kreacic, Lorenzo Miláns del Bosch, Lisa Quest
Douglas J. Elliott
Partner, Oliver Wyman
Doug is a Partner who focuses on the intersection of public policy and finance. He meets with hundreds of senior policymakers and executives each year to explore the future of the financial sector. These conversations fuel numerous papers and speeches. He is fascinated by the role of data in transforming finance and is an evangelist for the importance of devising rules of the road for data usage that spur innovation while protecting rights and balancing other social objectives. Prior to Oliver Wyman, he was a Scholar at the Brookings Institution, a Visiting Scholar at the International Monetary Fund, and a financial institutions investment banker. He graduated from Harvard College and Duke University.
Douglas.Elliott@oliverwyman.com
Ana Kreacic
Chief Operating Officer, Oliver Wyman Forum; Partner, Chief Knowledge Officer, Oliver Wyman
Ana is the Chief Knowledge Officer of the Oliver Wyman Group, the Chief Operating Officer of the Oliver Wyman Forum and a Co-leader of the New York office. She advises clients in areas of strategy, offer development, and new business start-ups. Ana’s work focuses on the opportunities, uncertainties, and challenges stemming from rapidly changing data and business landscapes. She regularly convenes senior leaders to explore these complicated issues. Ana also is passionate about education, mentoring, immigrant issues, and women’s advancement initiatives, and serves on multiple boards, including Upwardly Global and the Stamford Symphony Orchestra. She graduated from the University of Maryland and the Wharton School.
Ana.Kreacic@oliverwyman.com
Lorenzo Miláns del Bosch
Partner, Oliver Wyman
Lorenzo has been a Partner with Oliver Wyman for 20 years, working in the telecommunications space. He has advised some of the world leading companies in strategy, marketing, and commercial and public policy topics. Working on numerous big data and artificial intelligence-related projects has shown Lorenzo that data could be an asset and driving force of transformation for companies. At the same time, data is at the core of numerous public policy discussions. Lorenzo wants to help find the proper and dynamic equilibrium between the potential of data to create economic value and social wealth, on the one hand, and individual rights to privacy and identity, on the other. Before joining Oliver Wyman, Lorenzo was a Director with the National Economic Research Associates. Lorenzo is an avid reader of philosophy and mathematics and an ever-learning aficionado of jazz guitar. He holds a PhD in theoretical physics and a MSc in innovation management.
Lorenzo.MilansDelBosch@oliverwyman.com
Lisa Quest
Partner, Oliver Wyman
Lisa is a Partner and Co-Head of Anti-Financial Crime for Europe, Middle East and Africa, who advises senior government officials on a broad range of issues, including regulation and supervision, organizational design and effectiveness. She has significant experience working with data in public sector transformational change and is fascinated by the ways it can be used to predict behavior and to build previously unimaginable new infrastructure. Lisa is also an Academic Fellow with the London School of Economics Centre for Risk and Regulation, focusing on the development of technology regulation. She is an active triathlete and on the board of the Best Beginning charity. She graduated from Western University and the London School of Economics.
Lisa.Quest@oliverwyman.com
World Economic Forum

It's Time to Redefine how Data is Governed, Controlled and Shared. Here's how.

The success of the next digital transformation hinges on governments and companies ensuring data is used in a way that benefits the economy and society at large.
Douglas J. Elliott, Ana Kreacic, Lisa Quest
Douglas J. Elliott
Partner, Oliver Wyman
Doug is a Partner who focuses on the intersection of public policy and finance. He meets with hundreds of senior policymakers and executives each year to explore the future of the financial sector. These conversations fuel numerous papers and speeches. He is fascinated by the role of data in transforming finance and is an evangelist for the importance of devising rules of the road for data usage that spur innovation while protecting rights and balancing other social objectives. Prior to Oliver Wyman, he was a Scholar at the Brookings Institution, a Visiting Scholar at the International Monetary Fund, and a financial institutions investment banker. He graduated from Harvard College and Duke University.
Douglas.Elliott@oliverwyman.com
Ana Kreacic
Chief Operating Officer, Oliver Wyman Forum; Partner, Chief Knowledge Officer, Oliver Wyman
Ana is the Chief Knowledge Officer of the Oliver Wyman Group, the Chief Operating Officer of the Oliver Wyman Forum and a Co-leader of the New York office. She advises clients in areas of strategy, offer development, and new business start-ups. Ana’s work focuses on the opportunities, uncertainties, and challenges stemming from rapidly changing data and business landscapes. She regularly convenes senior leaders to explore these complicated issues. Ana also is passionate about education, mentoring, immigrant issues, and women’s advancement initiatives, and serves on multiple boards, including Upwardly Global and the Stamford Symphony Orchestra. She graduated from the University of Maryland and the Wharton School.
Ana.Kreacic@oliverwyman.com
Lisa Quest
Partner, Oliver Wyman
Lisa is a Partner and Co-Head of Anti-Financial Crime for Europe, Middle East and Africa, who advises senior government officials on a broad range of issues, including regulation and supervision, organizational design and effectiveness. She has significant experience working with data in public sector transformational change and is fascinated by the ways it can be used to predict behavior and to build previously unimaginable new infrastructure. Lisa is also an Academic Fellow with the London School of Economics Centre for Risk and Regulation, focusing on the development of technology regulation. She is an active triathlete and on the board of the Best Beginning charity. She graduated from Western University and the London School of Economics.
Lisa.Quest@oliverwyman.com