OCTOBER 17, 2017
Accenture financial services talent nominated for Women of the Future Award 2017
Helen Clarke in the line-up amongst dedicated businesswomen in the Business category.
LONDON; Oct. 17, 2017 – Helen Clarke, who has been instrumental in organisational change and innovation consulting at Accenture (NYSE:ACN), has been shortlisted for the Women of the Future Awards 2017, which recognises and nurtures inspirational young women in business.
Helen runs the Global Change Capability Practice at Accenture, and is the Innovation Lead for one of Accenture’s large financial services clients. Helen also led the Banking stream in Accenture’s 2017 Fintech accelerator, FinTech Innovation Lab London, where she brought together top banking and insurers to meet innovative fintech start-ups.
She is known for combining banking experience and creativity to bring innovative ideas and solutions to clients, colleagues and charities. Specifically, Helen works with the London Youth charity, sharing her expertise, ideas and insights in order to support young people in London.
Helen Clarke said: “The Women of the Future awards are an important platform for recognising burgeoning talent in business, and I’m delighted to have been considered and a part of these exciting awards.
I have received great support from Accenture, with my colleagues and sponsors rallying behind me and the initiative. I hope these awards encourage more women in business to put their heads above the parapet and be recognised for their vital contribution to business and the wider economy”.
Accenture MD, Andy Young said: “We’re delighted that Helen has been recognised. I’ve had the pleasure of working directly with Helen and being a sounding board as her practice lead and career counsellor. She is one of our most talented people and represents the future of consulting, helping clients achieve innovative solutions and increasing their ability to flex and respond to constant change.”
The Women of the Future awards, founded by Pinky Lilani CBE DL in 2006, aim to provide a platform to strengthen the pipeline of female talent in the UK.
Pinky Lilani CBE DL, said: “We are absolutely blown away by the calibre of the shortlist for The Women of the Future Awards 2017. The talent of our nominees is astounding and we need to celebrate each and every one of these women for the role they play in shaping the Britain of today and tomorrow.”
The winners will be announced on 15 November 2017 at an awards ceremony at the London Hilton, Park Lane.
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