2019 Speakers

Andy McGowan
Group Operations Officer - Accenture Operations
Andy is group operations officer of Accenture Operations. In this role, he is responsible for executing the business strategy and driving operational excellence across Operations comprehensive portfolio of business process services for specific business functions, including finance, procurement and supply chain, marketing and sales, as well as industry-specific services, such as banking, insurance and health services. He has operational responsibility for a global team  of over 150,000 professionals, charged with developing, selling and delivering intelligent operations to drive transformational value and productivity for clients. Andy is also a member of Accenture’s Global Leadership Council. Before assuming his current position in March 2020, Andy was the group operating officer for Accenture’s Communications, Media & Telecommunications (CMT) Global Operating Group with responsibility for all aspects of operational performance. Andy also led CMT’s Talent Strategy and was responsible for improving inclusion & diversity across the global team. Prior to this, Andy was senior managing director for CMT’s UKI Client Service Group and has also previously held a number of senior P&L, sales, client delivery and commercial leadership roles. Outside of Accenture Andy is an active member  of the global Young President’s Organisation (YPO), a Governor of Newcastle Under Lyme School and a Patron of the Royal Television Society and London Science Museum.
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