Country Managing Director
Alastair Blair is country senior managing director for Accenture Ireland. Since joining Accenture in 1987 Alastair has fulfilled a number of senior roles within the company with a particular focus on financial services. He has worked with major banks and financial services organisations in the United Kingdom, Ireland, the Middle East and internationally on a broad range of strategic communications, change management and execution initiatives. Prior to his current role, Alastair was based in London where he led Accenture's Financial Services business in the United Kingdom and Ireland. He previously headed up Accenture’s Financial Services practice in Ireland.
Alastair has extensive knowledge of business strategy, IT, organisational change management and operational model development. He also has particular expertise in credit, risk, and asset analysis, and has helped major banks to develop governance, information and control processes.
Alastair is a member of the Executive Board of the International Regulatory Strategy Group and sits on Accenture’s United Kingdom and Ireland Executive Management Team. He is a keen supporter of the company’s diversity programme including the LGBT Allies programme and the Accent on Gender programme which promotes full gender equality.
In his spare time Alastair spends his time with his wife, Leslie, and their three children. He is an avid sports fan with a very keen interest in golf and rugby.