Shaheen Sayed – Market Unit Lead UK, Ireland and Africa, Accenture

Shaheen Sayed is the market unit lead for Accenture in the UK, Ireland and Africa (UKIA), overseeing all industries and services. She is also a member of the Global Management Committee.

Prior to this role, Shaheen led the Technology business in the UK and Ireland, specializing in complex technology and business transformations and pioneering new market technologies. During her 20-year career with Accenture, Shaheen has helped drive cutting-edge technology solutions across diverse industries, including banking, capital markets, telecommunications and healthcare. As the head of Health & Public Service for Accenture in the UK and Ireland, she delivered innovative solutions across health, tax, welfare, justice, defense and policing.

Shaheen is a recognized thought leader on inclusive business cultures and talent in the digital age. She was listed by the Financial Times as one of the Top 10 Global Ethnic Minority Leaders in 2020.

Shaheen is a guest lecturer for the London School of Economics Global Masters Programme. She serves as an Honorary Colonel in 3 Military Intelligence, a reserve unit for the British Army.