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LEADERSHIP


Arabel Bailey

Managing Director - Innovation and Consulting
Services, United Kingdom and Ireland



Arabel joined Accenture in 1991 after graduating from Manchester University, and has worked on some of the firm's largest transformation engagements. Arabel has held a number of leadership positions since being promoted to managing director including areas of Accenture Technology, Accenture’s Mobility business and most recently as the UK and Ireland lead for Accenture Digital. She had this role from 2014 until 2018, and was responsible for spearheading Accenture’s rotation to the New; driving significant Digital growth year on year. Arabel is now the lead for Accenture UKI Client Innovation Services, a new team formed to help clients maximise their return on innovation investments.

Arabel is passionate about diversity in the workplace and supporting flexible working arrangements. She was named as one of the top 50 “Power Part Timers” by Timewise, and was highlighted as one of the top 25 women redefining the workplace by Green Park. She has also been short-listed twice as Digital Leader of the year at the Women in IT awards.