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Managing Director – Accenture Strategy, Africa


Joost de Haas is managing director, responsible for Africa within Accenture Strategy. His role focuses on advising companies and governments on business strategy, operating models digital strategies and innovation, cost management, customer strategies, human capital management, large-scale business transformation and organizational change.

Prior to his current role, he led the Management Consulting practice in The Netherlands. He has been working with senior clients, both in strategic positioning and marketing assignments as well as business restructuring and post-merger integration assignments. 

Prior to working at Accenture, Joost was enlisted in the Royal Netherlands Navy as an officer where he supported the Head of the Logistics and Maintenance Department during the organizational changes of the Mine Countermeasure Service.

Mr. De Haas has a master’s degree in Industrial Organization and Management from the Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands. He is based in Johannesburg, South Africa.