Simon Whitehouse is Accenture's Senior Managing Director – Financial Services, Growth & Strategy, responsible for developing the group's growth agenda, geographically and within industry sectors.
He also leads Accenture’s strategic initiative to be at the forefront of blockchain innovation, working with clients across a broad range of industries to build practical blockchain investment and implementation strategies.
Mr. Whitehouse has been with Accenture for more than 25 years, mostly in the financial services sector. He has concentrated on helping retail banks around the world improve their operations and performance through transformational programs.
Mr. Whitehouse has led Accenture's client relationships with some of the company's largest banking clients, and serves as a member of the board for Accenture's UK business and the Accenture Development Partnerships organization.
His work has crossed countries and continents—Australia, Denmark, Turkey and the United States—as well as differing aspects of the financial services business, from capital markets to retail banking. He previously led Accenture's Financial Services group in the United Kingdom and Ireland and was Accenture's Senior Managing Director – Financial Services, Management Consulting.
He graduated from Cambridge University.