Shaheen is the head of Technology for Accenture UK and Ireland.
She brings 20 years of experience in Accenture, specialising in leading complex technology and business transformations and pioneering new market technologies – including first-in-kind SaaS innovation for clients.
Shaheen has held global technology leadership roles driving cutting edge technology solutions across a diverse range of industries including capital markets, environment & rural affairs, telecommunication and healthcare.
She has worked for Accenture globally, spending significant periods of her career in New York, Madrid and across India, taking on some of the firms most pioneering work for clients in both the public and private sector.
Most recently Shaheen led our Health & Public Service business, delivering solutions across health, tax, welfare, justice, defence, and policing, at a time when our responsiveness to the needs of these clients has never been more urgent or critical to society.
Shaheen is a regular guest lecturer on the LSE Global Masters in Management programme and is recognised as an industry thought leader on inclusive business cultures and talent. She was most recently voted 'Women of the Year' at the Women in IT Awards, was named as one of the Top 10 most Influential Black and Minority Ethnic leaders by the Financial Times and featured in the Cranfield School of Management’s list of ‘Women to Watch’. She also sits on The Prince’s Trust Business in the Community (BITC) Race Leadership team.
As a passionate campaigner for inclusion & diversity and with a specific focus on social mobility and race, Shaheen co-founded OUTSIDERS, a non-profit organisation focused on bringing ‘city skills’ to inner city schools.