Oliver (Olly) is the Chairman and Senior Managing Director of Accenture, UK and Ireland.
Accenture is a global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company. It combines unparalleled experience, comprehensive capabilities across all industries and business functions, and extensive research on the world’s most successful companies. Accenture collaborates with clients to help them become high-performance businesses and governments.
In the UK and Ireland, Accenture is privileged to work with many of the FTSE 100 Companies including Unilever, Royal & Sun Alliance, BT, Vodafone, BP and Shell. The business is also a major local employer with over 13,500+ staff and is committed to using its capabilities and skills to have a positive impact on the broader UK economy, as well as help clients to become more successful. Accenture is proud of the recognition it regularly receives as a market leader in corporate integrity, diversity and employee wellbeing.
Olly is a member of the CBI President’s Committee, a trustee for Movement to Work and also holds board positions with the Business Disability Forum, the Tech Partnership and the UK government’s new Inclusive Economy Partnership.
He joined Accenture in 1992 into the Strategy practice and continues today to consult to 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 prior to that role he was with British Aerospace as an Aeronautical Engineer.
Olly is married and has twin daughters. He holds a first-class honours degree in Engineering from Churchill College, Cambridge.