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Diversity in Consulting #2: MD of Accenture

GET TO KNOW ANDREW PEARCE, MANAGING DIRECTOR AT ACCENTURE

Andrew is accountable for clients within the Communications portfolio with deep experience in leading large global programmes in outsourcing across the lifecycle of business development. He has been a prominent feature in promoting Accenture’s Inclusion and Diversity initiatives throughout United Kingdom and Ireland. Globally he is one of Accenture’s cross-cultural leads, tasked with educating and setting best practice examples for working across cultures. Andrew is UK Chair of the Executive Leadership Council and is actively engaged in a number of initiatives that the UK chapter are running.
He often speaks on diversity and encourages senior managers to support coaching and volunteering efforts with local communities. He has been the executive sponsor for Accenture’s African-Caribbean Network for the last four years and supervises the ‘Accelerate’ Leadership Development Programme for Accenture’s African-Caribbean community. Externally he speaks in inner-city schools, working with BAME pupils to start conversations
about race, authenticity and aspiration. He was named as an EMpower role model in 2016, 2017 and 2018 and a ‘Champion for Women in Business’ in 2017 and 2018.