Senior Managing Director – Global Industry Lead, Life Sciences
Stuart Henderson leads Accenture’s global Life Sciences practice. In this industry sector, disruption and ‘New Science’—the combination of science and health technologies—drive massive, transformative change. Stuart guides the strategies, offerings and thought leadership of this practice, helping pharma, biotech, medical technology, distributor and consumer health companies worldwide reshape the future of medicine and care, and redefine their roles in it.
With 25+ years’ experience in the pharma and biotech industry, Stuart is recognized for his insight into disruption and emerging opportunities, and his ability to strategize and execute change, helping companies to pivot, transforming their mindsets, approaches, and business models to succeed in a new era. He has helped life sciences leaders explore specialized and precision medicine; design and using medical technologies in exciting new ways; and embrace innovative technologies and partnerships to improve patient engagement and care, accelerate R&D, and rapidly bring complex solutions to market.
Stuart joined Accenture in 2014 as Senior Managing Director and become global lead for Life Sciences in 2018. Prior to this, he worked in Corporate Strategy and Development and headed up R&D Strategy at AstraZeneca and led Life Sciences Strategy and Transformation at IBM Global Business Services.