Chairman and Managing Director of Accenture
United Kingdom and Ireland
Accenture is a global professional services company dedicated to improving the way the world works and lives. Its services range from innovation and strategy to delivery and operations. These services bring together leading industry and functional capabilities with deep digital and technology know how.
In the UK & Ireland, Accenture is privileged to work with many of the FTSE 100 Companies and government departments. The business is a major local employer with over 15,000+ people and is committed to using its capabilities & skills to have a positive impact on the broader UK & Ireland economies, as well as to help clients become more successful.
Accenture is proud of the recognition it regularly receives as a market leader in corporate citizenship, diversity and employee wellbeing.
Olly is a member of the CBI President’s Committee, sits as an advisory board member of the Productivity Leadership Group, is a member of the Professional & Business Services Council, is on the UK’s Digital Economy Council and is a member of the Made Smarter Commission. Olly is a founding trustee of Movement to Work and is on the board of the UK government’s Inclusive Economy Partnership.
He joined Accenture’s Strategy practice in 1992 and continues to consult with clients in a variety of industries, including retail and consumer goods. He has a broad range of experience including globalisation, operating model development, organisation design, managing change and technology exploitation.
Before joining Accenture, Olly worked for Conoco and as an Aeronautical Engineer for British Aerospace.
Olly is married and has twin daughters. He holds a first-class honours degree in Engineering from Churchill College, Cambridge.